Oxford in the Great War: Study Day

Aerial view of Oxford


10.30-10.45: Registration and coffee

10.45-10.55: Welcome and introduction by Dr Adrian Gregory (GLGW)

10.55-11.30: Clara Abrahams
(Granddaughter of May Wedderburn Cannan and keeper or her literary estate)
May Wedderburn Cannan, an Oxford WW1 poet

11.30-12.05: Dr Malcolm Graham
(Local historian and author of Oxford in the Great War)
The Third Southern General Hospital and Botley Commonwealth
War Graves Cemetery

12.05-12.40: Caroline Roaf
(Editor of Pleasance Walker’s Letters from the Front, 1915-1919)
Pleasance Walker: An Oxford woman, serving with the French in WW1,
writes home

12.40-13.30: Lunch

13:30-14.05: Peter Smith
(Chair of the Wolvercote WW1 Aerodrome Memorial Project)
Port Meadow: Oxford's forgotten WW1 aerodrome

14.05-14:40: Stephen Barker
(Heritage Advisor to the Oxford, the War & the World 1914-19 exhibition)
Hardit Singh Malik: The Flying Sikh

14:40-15.00: Tea

15.00-15.35: Symon Hill
(Workers' Educational Association)
Conscientious objectors and peace activism during the First World War

15:35-16:10: Dr Rob Johnson
(The Changing Character of War Centre, Pembroke College, Oxford)
An Oxford Scholar at War: TE Lawrence, The Great War and the Middle East

16.10-16:35: Open discussion / workshop

16.35-16.45: Closing remarks by Dr Adrian Gregory (GLGW)

*To register, please follow this link

Supported by TORCH, the History Faculty and the Greening Lamborn Trust.