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Hosted by the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies, the 29th Canadian Military History Colloquium will be held at Wilfrid Laurier University from 4-5 May, 2018. This page will be updated frequently; check back often.

 

Keynote Speaker

Elizabeth Greenhalgh, University of New South Wales, Canberra, author of The French Army and the First World (2014), Foch in Command: The Forging of a First World War General (2011), and Victory Through Coalition: Britain and France during the First World War (2005).

 

Registration

CLICK HERE to register. Early rates are valid to 8 April.

 

Early Registration Rates (valid to 8 April)

Student (no banquet) FREE

Student + Banquet $30

General + Banquet $55

 

Regular Rates

Student (no banquet) $30

Student + Banquet $50

General + Banquet $70

 

Program

CLICK HERE to view the preliminary program [last update 17 April 2018].

 

Travel Bursaries

A limited number of $500 travel bursaries will also be offered to the top graduate student presenters from non-Ontario universities provided they submit a 7,500 – 10,000 word (including notes) article based on their conference presentation by 16 April 2018.

 

Accommodations

May 4-5 is an exceptionally busy time in Waterloo; we recommend you book as soon as possible. Conference rates are available at the following locations:

 

Hotel Laurier | On Campus | 519-884-0710 x2771 | website

Rooms from $55/night.

 

Best Western Plus Waterloo | 547 King St. N| call 519-884-0100 or 1-866-222-4175 to book

Rooms from $129/night until April 16th.

 

The Delta Waterloo | 110 Erb St. W | 519-514-0404 | click HERE to book, enter promo code “W51” under “special rates”

Rooms from $169.

 

Pub Night

Join us on Thursday May 3rd at the Lion Brewery Restaurant in Waterloo for a round of Bluff the Professor, a game where intrepid historian Geoff Hayes must identify the untrue historical anecdote out of three stories read by his peers. Afterwards, you’ll get to test your own knowledge in a few rounds of trivia. Doors open at 6:30 pm, festivities begin at 7.

 

Book Sales & Launches

Booksellers will be attending from:

UBC Press will launch the following titles:

Patrick Dennis, Reluctant Warriors: Canadian Conscripts and the Great War

Geoffrey Hayes, Crerar’s Lieutenants: Inventing the Canadian Junior Army Officer, 1939-45

Frank Maas, The Price of Alliance: The Politics and Procurement of Leopard Tanks for Canada’s NATO Brigade

University of Toronto Press

WLU Press


 

Contact Information

Matt Baker, Senior Research Associate and Centre Coordinator
[email protected]
(519) 884-0710 ext. 2080

Mailing Address
LCMSDS
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON, Canada
N2L 3C5

Physical Address
232 King St. N. Waterloo, ON

Business Hours
Monday to Friday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday to Sunday: Closed

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