Annual Colloquium

2021 Colloquium

This page will be updated frequently [last updated 13 May 2021]

The 31st Canadian Military History Colloquium will be held virtually from 9 am to 5 pm ET on 14-15 May, 2021.

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Conference Program

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Keynote Address

Saturday, 15 May

Combat and Social Change in the Second World War: The Canadian Army in Commonwealth Perspective

Jonathan Fennell, King’s College London, author of Fighting the People’s War: The British and Commonwealth Armies and the Second World War (2019).

Opening Plenary

Friday, 14 May

Gathering from the Farms: Rural Canada and the First World War

Jonathan Vance, Western University, author of 2018 C.P. Stacey Award winner A Township at War (2018).

Closing Plenary

Saturday, 15 May

Norman Bethune and the Bishop: The  Spanish Civil War in the Streets of Montreal

Terry Copp, Wilfrid Laurier University