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An Oxford WWI Conference: Remembering The Great War

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Program #21453ENZ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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On July 28, 1914 in Serbia, the first shots of the Great War were fired. Four years later, more than 9 million soldiers had lost their lives, while another 21 million suffered injuries. As we mark the 100th anniversary of WWI, we invite you to join distinguished scholars and historians in Oxford, England for a historic conference event. Delve into the battles, the strategy, the weapons, the politics and the lasting effects of the war with leading experts at the conference. Then journey to London for an opportunity to explore this historic city and further study the Great War during field trips to the Imperial War Museum and the Houses of Parliament.


Highlights

• Gain insight into the events of the First World War with renowned experts, authors, historians and broadcasters during a private conference in Oxford.
• Trace the leadership of Winston Churchill during field trips to Blenheim Palace, Bladon and at the Churchill War Rooms and Museum in London.
• At the Imperial War Museum in London, commemorate the centenary of WWI as you join a museum expert for an exploration of its special exhibition.

Activity Notes

Walking and standing up to 3 hours on some field trips.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival London, coach to Oxford, 5 nights; coach to London, 3 nights; departure.

Date Notes
3/24/2015
Renowned speakers, authors and expert historians confirmed to date include Nigel West, Professor Andrew Lambert, Professor Richard Toye, Dr Warren Dockter, Dr Spencer Jones, Dr Catriona Pennell and Dr Gajendra Singh. At least 3 more international experts will be confirmed nearer to the time.

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8 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 6 dinners
13 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips

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