UPDATE: This conference has been cancelled. Please click here (537kb PDF) for further details.
The Researching FEPOW History Group announces the
to be held at Whitemoor Lakes Residential Centre (close to the NMA) at Alrewas in Staffordshire on Saturday & Sunday, 8 - 9 September, 2012
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.
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