A New Take on the First World War

In 2014 people all across the globe will mark the centenary of the First World War. The military narrative has been recounted many times, however, at Liverpool Hope University a different aspect of the conflict is being considered. This exciting one day symposium focuses on one of the most popular topics of study in recent history – the link between food and warfare.

The symposium examines the role of food and drink on the Western Front and beyond, promising to be an
exciting and informing event that will mark the anniversary with pride.

The conference is sponsored by the Economic History Society and the Society for the Study of French History.

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