Sunday, 29 May: St. Peter’s Anglican Church (in English)
17h30: Commemoration Service at St. Peter’s led by Revd. Clive Atkinson
19h00: Talk by Dr. Susan Barton on Prisoners of War interned in Switzerland from 1916
19h30: Talk by Cédric Cotter, Geneva University. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), humanitarianism and neutrality
20h00 Questions from the floor
Monday, 30 May, Grand Salle, Château dOex
Note: This conference will take place in French. (French Programme)
19h00 : Informal Networking,
- Stands featuring books, DVDs, postcards and other documents of the period.
- Opportunity to meet speakers, panelists and relatives of soldiers interned in Switzerland during WW1.
19h15 – Drinks and snacks.
19h45: Welcome Remarks:
- Revd. Clive Atkinson
- Charles-André Ramseier, Mayor of Château d’Oex
- David Moran, Ambassador of Great Britain to Switzerland
- Representative of ICRC (tbc)
20:00: Keynote Addresses
21:00: Panel Discussion with questions from the floor.
Moderator: Edward Girardet, Journalist and Editor, Global Geneva Magazine Project.
Panelists: Dr. Susan Barton, Dr. Christophe Vuilleumier, Cédric Cotter, Véronique Bernard, Guy Girardet, Cecile Gaudin.