Edinburgh Companion to First World War Periodicals
Book Launch, 15 May 2023

Hoek 38 (Leuvenseweg 38, 1000 Brussels) or online (MS Teams)
13:00: Walk-in with coffee
13:30: Welcome by Prof. Marysa Demoor (UGent)
13:40: ‘From War Literature to Literate War: What Periodicals Tell Us About the First
World War,’ keynote by Prof. Pierre Purseigle (Warwick University and Francqui
Chair at VUB)
14:50: ‘First World War, Periodicals and the Everyday,’ roundtable with Dr. Dominiek
Dendooven (In Flanders Fields Museum), Prof. Nel de Mûelenaere (VUB), Prof.
Ann-Marie Einhaus (Northumbria University), Prof. Pierre Purseigle (Warwick
University) and Prof. Antoon Vrints (UGent). Moderated by Prof. Birgit Van
Puymbroeck (VUB)
16:30: Reception
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