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2010 Conference Programme

Researching FEPOW History Group invites you to attend the

3rd International Conference

at the National Memorial Arboretum (NMA), Alrewas, Staffordshire
on Saturday & Sunday, 9 - 10 October, 2010

INTERNEES, EVACUEES AND FEPOW:
Far East Captivity Explored

INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS:

Rod Beattie Director,Thailand-Burma Railway Centre, Kanchanaburi, to talk about the V scheme and we are awaiting confirmation from

Tony Banham founder of the Hong Kong War Diary website and author of several books on Hong Kong FEPOWs

GUEST LECTURERS:

Dr Geoff Gill Professor of International Medicine, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine talking about Coping with Crisis PhD thesis on medical aspects of camp life on the Thailand-Burma Railway

Dr Bernice Archer author of The Internment of Western Civilians under the Japanese 1941 1945: A Patchwork of Internment - The women's experience of Internment in the Far East during the Second World War

Dr Rob Havers Executive Director, US Churchill Memorial, Fulton Missouri, author of Reassessing the Japanese Prisoner of War Experience: the Changi P.O.W. Camp, Singapore, 1942-45

SPECIAL GUESTS:

Roger Mansell US Center for Research Allied POWS under the Japanese latest developments

Mr Jeyathurai A. (Jeya) Director of the Changi Museum, Singapore

Roderick Suddaby Keeper of the Department of Documents, Imperial War Museum is planning to attend

and still to be confirmed a speaker from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Once again, we hope to welcome several FEPOW as guests of the conference.

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Click here to view Speaker and Organiser biographies.

100 per delegate
Places will be allocated on a strictly first-come, first-served basis.

Click here to download a Registration form (73 KB PDF)

This is a unique opportunity to meet and listen to leading international and UK-based experts in the field of FEPOW history research.

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