EVENTS

[15-16-17 November 2007]


DEAD RECKONING. PASSCHENDAELE 1917

An international Conference about the third battle of Ypres, organised by the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, Zonnebeke, and the In Flanders Fields Museum Ypres. Download the flyer here

[16 November 2007 (20u)]


Waarom de Duitsers tijdens de 1ste Wereldoorlog Ieper nooit veroverd hebben?

Lecture by Piet Chielens (in dutch), of the In Flanders Fields Museum, about the reason why the German troops never conquered Ypres. Location: Cultural centre "De Brouwerij" ("The Brewery") in Koekelare. Organisation: Spaenhiers.
More information: http://www.spaenhiers.be


PAST EVENTS

[08-04-2006 to 19-11-2006]


Exhibition: The Last Witness

The Landscape is the last witness of the Great War. The Ypres Salient is the subject of this exhibition. With, among others, lots of artefacts collected during the archaeological research at the sites Cross Roads and Caesar's Nose. The war landscape was reconstructed with over 1000 wartime aerial photographs.
Address: In Flanders Fields Museum, Grote Markt 34, 8900 Ieper, Belgium
More information: http://www.inflandersfields.be

[22 & 23-04-2006]


Museumweekend: Air Battle 1917

A conference and other activities about the air battles luchtoorlog in flanders during World War I.
Address: Memorial Museum Passchendale 1917, Zonnebeke, Belgium.
More information: http://www.zonnebeke.be

[22 & 23-06-2006]


Battlefield Archaeology Conference: A Richer Dust Concealed

More information soon.
Address: National army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea (London), UK
More ionformation: http://www.national-army-museum.ac.uk/

[15-09-2006; 12u]


Burial of the German soldiers found during the excavations by the No Man's Land Team, AWA and VIOE in Bixschote (jan-feb 2005). The excavations were subject of the documentary series 'Finding The Fallen').

Address: German Studentenfriedhof Langemark, Belgium.


[16-09-2006]


Bodies in conflict: corporeality, materiality and transformation in 20th century war.

With among others the lecture "Soldiers of the Great War; Investigation of the A19 motorway extension (Ypres, Belgium)."
Address: Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ, UK
More information: http://london.iwm.org.uk/

[19 to 21-10-2006]


Military Aerial Photography and Archaeology

A conference about the use of military aerial photographs in archaeology. More information will follow.
Address: In Flanders Fields Museum, Grote Markt 34, 8900 Ieper, Belgium
More information: http://www.inflandersfields.be

[4 & 5-11-2006]


Annual First World War Conference: 1916

More information will follow.
Address: National army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea (London), UK
More information: http://www.national-army-museum.ac.uk/

[13-11-2004 & 14-11-2004]
Disquiet on the Western Front (Special Event Weekend)

The event includes lectures by Marc Dewilde, Mathieu de Meyer, Pedro Pype, and Frederik Demeyere and an information booth about World War I archaeology in Flanders and the activities of the A.W.A.
Address: National army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea (London) (UK)

[15-03-2004 to 15-12-2004]
Exhibition: The A19 Project

A small exhibition about the archaeological research within the A19 Project.
Address: Kasteel De Blankaart, Iepersteenweg 56, B-8600 Woumen-Diksmuide (BelgiŽ)



[10-09-2004]
Lecture by Marc Dewilde

Scars of the Great War. The A19 Project (Western Flanders, Belgium)
Address: Imperial War Museum, London (UK) (UK)
The Second University College London / Imperial War Museum Conference on Materialities and Cultural Memory
of 20th-Century Conflict


[25-07-2004]
Lecture by Mathieu de Meyer

Scars of the Great War. New Applications of Battlefield Archaeology in the Ypres Salient. The A19 Project (Western Flanders, Belgium)
Address: National army Museum, London (UK)
Battlefield Archaeology International Conference

[21-04-2004]
Lecture by Mathieu de Meyer

Scars of the Great War. New Applications of Battlefield Archaeology in the Ypres Salient. The A19 Project (Western Flanders, Belgium)
Address: Sheraton Downtown Hotel, Nashville, TN (USA)
Fields of Conflict III International Conference (ABPP Conference)

[13-03-2004]
Lecture by Marc Dewilde

Slagveldarcheologie, een nieuw en uitdagend onderzoeksthema voor het Instituut voor het Archeologisch Patrimonium
Address: Koninklijk Legermuseum, Brussels (Belgium)
VCM Ontmoetingsdag

[24-02-2004]
Lecture by Pedro Pype and Mathieu de Meyer

Scars of the Great War. New Applications of Battlefield Archaeology in the Ypres Salient. The A19 Project (Western Flanders, Belgium)
Address: Universiteit Leuven, Leuven (Belgium)

[17-02-2004 up to 14-03-2004]
Exhibition Loop!Graven

Exhibition about the A19 Project and the World War I archaeological research.
Address: University Library Leuven, Leuven (Belgium)

[22-01-2004]
Burial of Royal Sussex Soldiers

Burial of the three Royal Sussex soldiers who were found at the Cross Roads excavation site.
Address: Track X Cemetery, Boezinge (BelgiŽ)

[11-12-2004]
Lecture by Mathieu de Meyer

Scars of the Great War. New Applications of Battlefield Archaeology in the Ypres Salient. The A19 Project (Western Flanders, Belgium)
Address: Het Pand (University of Ghent), Ghent (Gent-Belgium)
AP&A International Conference (Aerial Photography and Archaeology)

[21-11-2003]
Lecture by Pedro Pype and Mathieu de Meyer

Scars of the Great War. New Applications of Battlefield Archaeology in the Ypres Salient. The A19 Project (Western Flanders, Belgium)
For "Historia Flandiensis", at Ypres (Belgium)

[10-11-2003]
Presentation of the new archaeological World War I department

Presentation by Minister Paul Van Grembergen and other officials of the new VIOE department and a visit to the Cross Roads excavation site.
Adress: City Hall Ypres (Belgium)

[10-11-2003 to 16-11-2003]
Public Tours of the Cross Roads excavation site

This site was open for the public the entire week.
Address: Cross Roads site, Moortelweg, Boezinge (Belgium)

[12-09-2003]
Burial of an unknown soldier

Burial of the unknown British soldier found on the Turco excavation site.
Address: Track X Cemetery, Boezinge (Belgium)

[27-07-2003]
Lecture by Janiek De Gryse en Mathieu de Meyer

Scars of the Great War. New Applications of Battlefield Archaeology in the Ypres Salient. The A19 Project (Western Flanders, Belgium)
Address: Imperial War Museum, London (UK)
Battlefield Archaeology Tour Symposium

[27-04-2003]
Presentation by I.A.P. West-Vlaanderen

World War I-archaeology in Western Flanders and the A19 Project: explanation, lectures and exhibition.
Address: Kasteel De Blankaart, Woumen-Diksmuide (Belgium)
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