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Panel: Gallipoli – Three Perspectives

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The Battle of Gallipoli was an important campaign in developing the national identities of Australia, New Zealand and Turkey. Marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli, the Canadian War Museum brings together an international panel of historians to present their perspectives on this battle and its legacy across three countries.

Dr. Yigit Akin, Assistant Professor, Tulane University

Dr. Peter Pedersen, consultant historian for the Australian government’s commemorative projects on the Australian battlefields of the Western Front and retired Assistant Director for the Australian War Memorial

Dr. Katie Pickles, Professor of History, University of Canterbury, New Zealand


Doors open at 7 p.m.; panel begins at 7:30 p.m.

Presented in conjunction with World at War – International Speaker Series,an annual series of academic events, presented by the Canadian War Museum, to mark the centenary of the First World War. The events, presented in a variety of formats, provide an opportunity for the public to learn from leading Canadian and international experts about the war’s national and global reach, its cost and its legacies.

Official Partners of the Centenary of the First World War: John and Pattie Cleghorn and Family; H.Col (Ret’d) John C. Eaton, O.Ont., K.St.J., D.Com. and H.Col Sally Horsfall Eaton, S.S.St.J., C.D., R.N., LL.D.; The Friends of the Canadian War Museum; TD Bank Group; VISITFLANDERS and the R. Howard Webster Foundation.


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