On the home front: keynote address

On the home front

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Like much of Australia during the years of the First World War, Queensland was a divided society. Debates about conscription, the evolving role of women, and the growing number of broken families characterised a state that was struggling to cope with rapid systemic change.

Leading war historian and keynote speaker Professor Joan Beaumont will open the symposium with a discussion about the experience of war by those at home.

Then, join us for the symposium on Wednesday for a full day of presentations on the social challenges Queensland experienced during the First World War.

Download the full symposium program

Part of Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation, proudly supported by the Queensland Government.

Attendees to this event get a 10% discount in the SLQ Shop.

Tue 10 May 2016, 6:00 pm - 08:00 pm
SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2
More information:
Queensland Memory
(07) 3840 7887

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