The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland will host a lunchtime lecture series this June to mark the centenary of the Battle of Messines.
To coincide with the display of Val Carmen’s installation ‘Assembly’, PRONI, in conjunction with the Antrim and Down Branch of the Western Front Association, is hosting a series of lunch time talks on various aspect of the First World War.
Friday 2 June
Dr Tom Thorpe - The British Army in 1917: how serious were the morale problems?
Monday 5 June
Dr Stephen Sandford – Ireland in 1917
Tuesday 6 June
Dr Tim Bowman – The myths of 1917
Wednesday 7 June
Mr Nicholas Perry - The Limits of Partnership: The Irish Divisions in Flanders in 1917
All talks begin at 12.30pm and admission is free. Click the link on the right to register.