BREAKING THE MYTHS
– World War I & Africa
Venue -Lecture Hall, Sessions House,
Kent County Council, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1XQ
Professor David Killingray: Africans and the First World War
Anne Samson: “Feet of Endurance WW1 in Africa”
Marika Sherwood:”All that we don’t know about WW1 in Africa”
Guest of Honour: Helen Grant MP of Maidstone and The Weald.
Date – Friday 20th January 2017
Time – 9:30am – 4pm
Free event with music, lunch and refreshments.
A heritage project examining the geographical, geopolitical & cultural impacts of WWI on Africa.
This project will explore:
The involvement & contributions of Africans to WW1
The effect of WWI on African communities
The impact of WWI on African women and families
The legacy of WWI on current conflicts, migration and political structures in Africa
For details & to book a place contact 01795420455 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org