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Costs of War Programme


Costs of War Programme

OxPo Conference
All Souls College, 17 April 2018

9.00   Welcome: Guillaume Piketty and Peter H. Wilson
9.15   Session 1
Mary Cox (Oxford), ‘Non-combatants and the Costs of War: Continuity and Change between the two World Wars’

Camille Mahé (Sciences Po), ‘“A world-wide catastrophe:” the impact of WWII on French children’

Mark Harrison (Oxford), ‘Mitigating the costs of war: medicine and conflict in the 20th and 21st

10.45-11.15   Coffee
11.15    Session 2
Jakob Vogel (Sciences Po), ‘The disputed costs of national conscription. The German Government and the claim for a "Honorary pension" for the veterans of the 1870/71-war in the Kaiserreich’.

Clément Collard (Sciences Po), ‘The blood money – Evaluating financial, economic, social and moral costs of Great War disabled soldiers (France, 1914-1930s)’

Michael Joseph (Oxford), ‘Caribbean Veterans and the Colonial “Welfare State” Between the Wars’

12.45-2.00   Lunch
2.00   Session 3
Nick Stargardt (Oxford), 'The Price of "Sacrifice": German Preoccupations in WW2'

Guillaume Piketty (Sciences Po), ‘From the 1940 disaster to decolonization: French military through the World War II rolling mill’

Roderick Bailey (Oxford), ‘Cultural Heritage and the Costs of War’

3.30-4.00    Coffee
4.00    Session 4
Mario del Pero (Sciences Po), ‘The Lessons of Bosnia and the Rediscovery of Good and Just Wars’

Richard Caplan (Oxford), ‘Out of the Ashes: Assessing East Timor’s Reconstruction Needs after the 1999 Crisis’

5.00-5.30 Plenary Discussion, Chair: Peter H. Wilson