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2012 Conference Programme

UPDATE: This conference has been cancelled. Please click here (537kb PDF) for further details.

The Researching FEPOW History Group announces the

4th International FEPOW History Conference

to be held at Whitemoor Lakes Residential Centre (close to the NMA) at Alrewas in Staffordshire on Saturday & Sunday, 8 - 9 September, 2012

70 YEARS ON - Far East Captivity Explored

INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS will include:

Prof Sears Eldredge author of e-book Captive Audiences/Captive Performances making a return visit and speaking about his research into POW camp entertainments across Far East captivity, and specifically about the camps along the Thailand Burma railway, highlighted in his new book

Dr Rosalind Hearder Australian military historian and author of Keep the Men Alive about the work of Australian medics throughout Far East captivity.

Mr Jon Cooper, from Singapore – The Adam Park Project (TAPP) Digging up Singapore's wartime history.

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS include:

Dr Bernice Archer – Historian, talking about civilian internees

Rod Beattie – Director, Thailand-Burma Railway Centre, Kanchanaburi

Dr Geoff Gill – Professor of International Medicine, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Mr Jeya Ayadurai – Director of the Changi Museum, Singapore.

Once again we hope to welcome former FEPOW and civilian internees as guests of the conference.

Click here to download further details and Registration Form (129kb PDF). Download the conference poster here (3.63mb PDF).

For any other help please email sarah@researchingfepowhistory.org.uk

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