From 31 January until 2 February 2018, the academic conference “Central and Eastern Europe after the First World War”
will take place at the Embassy of the Slovak Republic
. Various presentations will address this highly interesting segment of post-war history.
The Embassador of the Slovak Republic, H.E. Peter Lizák, will give the welcome address, followed by the keynote speech “The Second Great War, 1917-1923” by the renowned historian Jay Winter.
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Actually, there is no need to join the cavalry, but 1914-1918-online, the global online encyclopaedia on the First World War, is looking for academic contributions on further topics. It already consists of more than 1,000 high-quality, peer-reviewed articles in English from hundreds of international academic authors. Beyond the classic A-Z approach of any encyclopaedia, these open-source, but scholarly fully citable articles can be accessed via specific themes such as media or home front, through a timeline or specific regions. Hundreds of images and a truly helpful international bibliography are further assets of this unique project on the First World War.
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