Hosted by The National WWII Museum in New Orleans since 2006, The International Conference on World War II brings together the best and brightest scholars, authors, historians and witnesses from around the globe to discuss the war that changed the world, from key battles to much-debated controversies.
Presented by the Pritzker Military Foundation, on behalf of Pritzker Military Museum & Library, the conference emphasizes presentations, engaging roundtable discussions and audience Q&A sessions that provide viewers with unique insights into World War II.
The conference will be held in an entirely virtual format and completely free of charge for the first time with the generous support of the Pritzker Military Foundation.
Kicking off on March 5, 2021, the programming will be streamed live and recorded sessions will be available on demand after they air.
It all begins on Friday, March 5 at 9 a.m. CT and the sessions will include a discussion of the work and legacy of Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Bill Mauldin.
There will be a panel discussion; Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in World War II and a discussion on how the Holocaust is taught in Europe and the United States.
The sessions will take a look into World War II’s forgotten fronts and see a conversation with Dave Gutierrez on the Hispanic American experiences during the war
Pre-register at ww2conference.com