Lecture by Professor Serge Durflinger, Department of History, University of Ottawa

Canadian  Battlefields of the First and Second World Wars: Then and Now

Lecture by Professor Serge Durflinger, Department of History, University of Ottawa
Canadian Battlefields of the First and Second World Wars: Then and Now

November 9, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario

Dr. Serge Durflinger is a Full Professor in the Department of History at the University of Ottawa. He specializes in Canadian military and diplomatic history as well as the history of veterans and the impact of war on ordinary Canadians. He has been travelling to Canada’s battlefields in Europe for 30 years.

Dr. Durflinger is the author of the books Lest We Forget, a history of the Last Post Fund of Canada; Fighting from Home: The Second World War in Verdun, Quebec; and Veterans with a Vision: Canada’s War Blinded in Peace and War. He is the co-editor (with Jeffrey Keshen) of War and Society in Post-Confederation Canada.

His latest book, co-edited with Douglas E. Delaney, is Capturing Hill 70: Canada’s Forgotten Victory of the First World War.

The presentation will be in English only.

Please register by email at bac.marketing.lac@canada.ca

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