National Archives of France debate: 'Two anniversaries in 2014: The Great War and the year 1944'

Posted on centenarynews.com on 17 November 2013
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The National Archives of France will hold a debate focusing on the two anniversaries facing France in 2014: the Centenary of the First World War and the liberation of France in 1944 during the Second World War.

The debate will be held on Thursday 21st November 2013.

The "citizens' debate" is part of an initiative by the National Archives to create "a new space for exchange open to all archivists, students, teachers, community representatives and the general public".

Antoine Prost, Professor Emeritus at Pantheon-Sorbonne University and historian Jean-Pierre Azéma, Professor Emeritus at the National Foundation of Political Science of Paris, will lead the debate.

It will take place in the Auditorium of the National Archives from 4:45pm to 6:00pm.

For more information, email debatscitoyens.archives-nationales@culture.gouv.fr.

Source: National Archives of France website

Images courtesy of the National Archives of France

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News

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