(Camarillo, Ca) In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, California State University at Channel Islands and its History Department are hosting a conference on the global implications of World War I. Papers will address the broader consequences and implications of the conflict in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and the various home front.
Titles of papers include:
- Pig Knitters and Patriots: Rural American Women and Red Cross Relief Work During the Great War, James Reese
- Europe: The Carrier of the Most Virulent Germ of the First World War, and
- All That Jazz, America’s China Hands and the ‘Wilsonian Moment'” and
- Cryptology, the Secret Battlefield of World War 1: Dawn of the Crypto Arms Race.
The Featured Presenter is Priya Satia, Professor of History, Stanford University. Satia is the author of “Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution” (2018) and “Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain’s Covert Empire in the Middle East” (2008). Her presentation is entitled The Great War in the Middle East”
To register for the event , go to the registration site, click here.
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