We’re Heading back to Liverpool!


Legacies of Far East Captivity:  Sharing family archives, histories and the post-war impact of health issues

9 – 11 June 2017, Liverpool

In conjunction with the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), we are co-hosting the 6th International FEPOW History Conference, 9 – 11 June 2017.

Featuring FEPOW camps in Taiwan and Borneo; Friday Night at the Flicks – FEPOW history in film; PTSD and tropical disease, the post-war aftermath for FEPOW and their families, plus much more. Topics will emphasise biographical material and narratives.

Confirmed speakers include: Anne Wheeler (Canadian film producer and creator of A War Story); Frank Taylor (Australian military history tours, Borneo camps); Rod Beattie (Thailand-Burma Railway Centre); Jeya Jeyadurai (Changi Museum Singapore); Michiel Schwartzenberg (International Committee of the Red Cross); Flora Chong (ALPHA Education – teaching younger generations about the war in the Far East).

A registration form can be downloaded here: 2017 Conference – RegistrationForm

Delegate Fee held at £120 for the weekend. BOOK EARLY! – registrations must be received before mid-September 2016. Please send enquiries to Lizzie Oliver: lizzie.oliver@outlook.com