2014 Symposium

Symposium Program here

NHS Symposium October 2,3 & 4, 2014

“The British Empire is at War!” – Mobilizing Newfoundland, 1914

October 2, Thursday night 8pm. Location: The Legion at Pleasantville, St. John’s.

October 3, 2-4pm. Workshop: Researching First World War history. Bert Riggs, Joan Ritcey. Terry Bishop-Stirling, chair. St. John’s main campus, Science Building. Room SN4073.

October 3. Friday night at The Rooms: Keynote Lecture:

October 4. Saturday daytime sessions, at Hampton Hall at the Marine Institute, Ridge Road will include:

No fees or registration required.
The Symposium Dinner will be held Saturday Oct. 4th from 7-9 pm at the Interpretation Centre at Signal Hill.

Cost is $40 per person. Tickets must be booked beforehand. Please call the NHS office 722-3191 or email the office nhs@nf.aibn.com to reserve and pay for tickets.

A buffet dinner by Skipper Ben’s Catering will be followed by:

  • - Glenn Keough on the Parks Canada WWI Commemorative Programs
  • - Readings from WWI letters
  • - Music by our very own, very talented Vice-President Allan Byrne


Program for Symposium here.