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Conference – Canada 1919: A Country Shaped by War

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Thursday, January 17 to Saturday, January 19, 2019

Join world-renowned historians to explore different aspects of the First World War and its many legacies: the return of Indigenous veterans, the conflict’s impact on French Canada, the contributions of nurses, the challenges of forging peace from the ashes of war, and much more. Scholars and history buffs won’t want to miss this bilingual academic conference, organized by the Canadian War Museum in conjunction with the exhibition Victory 1918 – The Last 100 Days and in commemoration of the centenary of the end of the conflict.

Speakers include international and Canadian experts like Michael Neiberg, Catriona Pennell, J. L. Granatstein, David Bercuson, Tim Cook, and Margaret MacMillan, author of Paris 1919.

Registration Fees

Note: Proof of eligibility for the discounted rate may be requested.

Category Full Conference1 Friday Only2 Saturday Only3
Adults $175 $100 $100
Seniors
(65 and +)
$125 $75 $75
Students $125 $75 $75
Museum
employees
$125 $75 $75
Museum members /
volunteers
$125 $75 $75

1 Full conference registration includes two days of conference sessions (Friday and Saturday); a ticket to the Margaret MacMillan lecture (Thursday); refreshment breaks, lunch and dinner (Friday); and refreshment breaks and lunch (Saturday).
2 Friday registration includes one full day of the conference, refreshment breaks, lunch and dinner.
3 Saturday registration includes one full day of the conference, refreshment breaks and lunch.

Conference Speakers (by day)

Thursday, January 17 Friday, January 18 Saturday, January 19
Margaret MacMillan Introductory remarks from Tim Cook and J. L. Granatstein Introductory remarks from Tim Cook and J. L. Granatstein
Kristine Alexander Alan Bowker
David Bercuson Doug Delaney
Kandace Bogaert Serge Durflinger
Laura Brandon Norman Hillmer
Jennifer Evans Mark Humphries
Brian MacDougall Jeff Keshen
Mélanie Morin-Pelletier Catriona Pennell
Michael Neiberg Roger Sarty
Dean Oliver Jonathan Vance
Lyndsay Rosenthal
William Stewart
Susan Whitney

Note: Conference speakers and schedule are subject to change without notice.

Dates & Times
English French
Thursday, January 17, 2019
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Friday, January 18, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 19, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.