Resonance of Remembrance: a time to honour

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By: 
Tess Wixted

Explore the experience and meaning associated with visiting 20th century battlefields and war memorials such as Vimy Ridge, Ypres, the Somme and Normandy this Thursday evening at Resonance of Remembrance: Touring Battlefields of the World Wars. Delve into the significance of remembrance, examining how sites of memory are established with memorials and the preservation of landscapes and relics of war. Gain insight into the importance of war heritage in the 21st century and learn the power of individual experiences of touring sites and “standing in the footsteps” of those who fought.

Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014
Length: 2 hours
Times: 7pm-9pm
Cost: By donation to The Poppy Fund. Learners must register to reserve a seat
 
Register online or contact Continuing Studies at 250.391.2513 for more information.
 
Photo credit: Red Poppy via Wikimedia Commons.