International workshop on the history and memory of the Gallipoli campaign

06 Jun ‘15
Poppies for use at Gallipoli event

11.00AM - 5.30PM

Venue: Pathfoot Building, University of Stirling

International Workshop - schedule of events

11am: Introduction

Professor Holger Nehring (University of Stirling) introduces the Gallipoli Campaign and the Global History of the First World War

11.15am: War Experiences in Gallipoli

Professor Nese Ozden (University of Ankara): The Chanak War. Mustafa Kemal (Ataturk) and the Land Victory of the Gallipoli Campaign 1915-1916.

Professor Yasar Baytal (Yildirim Beyazit University): Turkish and ANZAC troops at Gallipoli Campaign

Professor Tony Heywood (University of Aberdeen): The Gallipoli Campaign and the Russian Empire

1.30pm: Scottish war experiences

Dr Derek Patrick (University of Dundee): ‘The anniversary is one of poignant memories for the city’: Dundee’s Own and the Battle of Loos, 25 September 1915.

Dr William Kenefick (University of Dundee): ‘Fair hotchin’ wi conchies’: Ewen Geddes Carr, Dundee war resister and conscientious objector.

Norman Fraser Brown (University of Dundee):  ‘But what of the children’? Children, labour and voluntary work in Stirling during the Great War’.

3.15pm: Memory and commemoration

Dr Jim Smyth (Stirling): War memorials in Stirlingshire

Professor emeritus Rory Watson (Stirling): War and Poetry

Dr Jenny Macleod (Hull): Gallipoli Day and Anzac Day: how Gallipoli has been commemorated

Dr Burcin Cakir (Glasgow Caledonian University): Commemoration and Memory: Turkey's Narration of Gallipoli, 1923-1970

To make the performances as accessible as possible, the events will be ticketed but tickets are free. Please register via the University of Stirling website at our on-line shop

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