Saturday, 18 October 2014

The Last Battle: Perception and Representation of the Liberation of Le Quesnoy 4 November 1918

Stained Glass, St Andrew's, Cambridge, NZ
Sons of Empire, Tauranga Public Lecture Series

The Last Battle: Perception and Representation of the Liberation of Le Quesnoy 4 November 1918

Dr Nathalie Philippe
Wednesday 22 October, 6.30pm
Venue: Tauranga Bongard Centre, Lecture Theatre 104
Bookings essential Email nyree@waikato.ac.nz or phone 027 286 7454

Overview
This presentation looks at how New Zealand soldiers were able to liberate the French town of Le Quesnoy in Northern France and also how the First New Zealand Expeditionary Force’s last battle has been depicted using various media: photographs, drawings, paintings and stained glass.

About the Presenter
Dr Nathalie Philippe is a senior lecturer in French at the University of Waikato. Her research focuses on the plight of civilians during World War One and New Zealanders on the Western Front.

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