An Oxford WWI Conference: Remembering The Great War

Immerse yourself in the story of WWI in Oxford, where you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the aftermath of the Great War through lectures and expert-led speaker discussions.
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Program No. 21453RJ
8 days
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At a Glance

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 had suffered injuries. We invite you to join distinguished scholars and historians in Oxford, England for a historic conference event, the sixth in Road Scholar’s WWI series. Delve into the lasting effects of the war with leading experts at the conference.

Extend Your Adventure

This program offers an optional program extension.

Extension: An In-Depth Look Into the Treaty of Versailles

Uncover fascinating military history in Versailles with local experts as you take a close look into the Treaty of Versailles and learn what went into creating this crucial document.
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On Your Feet
Walking and standing up to 2 hours on some field trips.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Gain insight into the aftermath of the First World War with renowned experts, authors, historians and broadcasters during a private conference in Oxford.
  • Enjoy the experience of studying at a major Oxford college.
  • Join speakers for discussions of the Treaty of Versailles and the major developments that followed.

General Notes

This conference program has a maximum of 120 like-minded participants, is classroom-based and features acclaimed experts. For field trips, the group will be divided into smaller groups. Also, consider expanding your journey! You may be interested in continuing your adventure on "Extension: An In-Depth Look Into the Treaty of Versailles" (#23260).
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John Harris
A one-of-a-kind experience deserves a one-of-a-kind expert, and that’s exactly what you’ll find on this grandest of learning adventures. Accompanying you on your journey by private plane is John Harris, an emeritus fellow of Christ Church at the University of Oxford, as well as president of the Oxford Literary Festival. John is an experienced educator who has been an instructor with Road Scholar for many years. As a well-rounded historian, John has lectured on just about everything, from maritime studies to battlefield explorations. Needless to say, you’re in excellent hands on this learning adventure of a lifetime.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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