Vimy 2017: From Both Sides of the Ridge

It has often been claimed that the Battle of Vimy Ridge in April 1917 was not only Canada’s greatest feat of arms, but marked its birth as a nation. The sessions will examine the battle and the myth – from both sides of the ridge.

Registration now Closed

CMSS and the Zentrum Für Militärgeschichte Und Sozialwissenschaften Der Bundeswehr, Germany, are cosponsoring a major conference on Vimy Ridge for April 20-22, 2017, to mark the 100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge, located at the University of Calgary.

Speakers

  • cooke
    Krista Cooke

    Assistant Historian at the Canadian War Museum, special exhibitions development

    Krista Cooke

    Assistant Historian at the Canadian War Museum, special exhibitions development

  • Chair of War Studies, Army College
    Michael Neiberg

    Chair of War Studies, The United States Army College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

    Michael Neiberg

    Chair of War Studies, The United States Army College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

  • granatstein2
    Jack Granatstein

    Former director and CEO of the Canadian War Museum and Advisor to the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.

    Jack Granatstein

    Former director and CEO of the Canadian War Museum and Advisor to the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.

  • timcook
    Tim Cook

    Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University, historian for the Canadian War Museum, and author of numerous books on Canadian military history.

    Tim Cook

    Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University, historian for the Canadian War Museum, and author of numerous books on Canadian military history.

  • vimy2
    More Speakers

    Click here to see all of the presenters and their biographies.

Conference Program

See the schedule of events and panels for the Vimy 2017 Conference

See Program

Contact

  • Social Sciences 856 2500 University Way NW Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  • 403 220 4030