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Conference venue: The house of science and letters

address and Map: Kirkkokatu 6, Helsinki


Wednesday, 24 September

09:00 Registration and morning coffee

09:50 Prof. Henrik Meinander: Welcome

10:00 Keynote: Prof. Jan Plamper, The History of Emotions and the World Wars: An Introduction

11:00 Joint Session:

Honour & Shame (Spijkerman, Neder, Karpinski)

12:45 Lunch

14:00 Parallel Sessions:

War Trauma and Psychiatry (Grillini, Kivimäki, Björkqvist)

Fear & Coping (Sierakowska, Hytönen, Hautala-Hirvioja)

15:45 Coffee break

16:00 Keynote: Prof. Juha Siltala, Conversion of Internal Stalemate into a Frontal War in Finland 1917–18

17:00 Pause

18:30 Departure to the Suomenlinna Fortress Island

19:00 Conference dinner


Thursday, 25 September

09:00 Morning coffee

09:30 Keynote: Prof. Jay Winter, Shell Shock and the Emotional History of the First World War

10:30 Parallel Sessions:

Grief & Nostalgia (Maynard, Keown, Leskelä-Kärki)

War Enthusiasm & Commemoration (Tames, Tepora, Sarkamo)

12:15 Lunch

13:15 Joint Session:

Revenge & Victimhood (Cohen, Heiskanen, Eckersley)

15:00 Coffee break

15:15 Final Discussion

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