Western Front Association Durham conference: Britain, Germany and the First World War

Posted on centenarynews.com on 24 September 2013
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The Durham branch of the Western Front Association, in partnership with Beamish Museum and the Durham Light Infantry Museum, is organising a conference about the First World War.

The conference entitled 'Britain, Germany and the First World War' will be held on the 6th September 2014.


Professor Holger Afflerbach, University of Leeds:  Germany's Strategy in 1914

Dr John Bourne, University of Birmingham Centre for War Studies: Britain's 'Way in War': British Strategy in 1914

Prof. Eric Grove, University of Salford: British Naval Strategy in 1914: Decisive Action Prevented?

Peter Hart, Imperial War Museum: The British Expeditionary Force in 1914

Further Information

The conference will take place on Saturday 6th September 2014 from 10:00am - 4:30pm (doors open at 9:00am) at:


Chester-le-Street Methodist Church,

North Burns,




Tickets cost £20, which includes tea & coffee and a buffet lunch.

To order tickets, please contact:

Phone: 07594 964 930

E-mail: wfadurham.events@live.co.uk

Source: Western Front Association website

Images courtesy of the Western Front Association website

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News