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June 28, 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo. In many ways, this
was the beginning of the modern world.
Beginning then, we shall remember the events which led to world catastrophe, following the course of them through to 1919.

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  • June 27 · 7:00 PM

    China, 1915-1918

    2 Historians

    Please see details here: Although not specifically about WW I, the topic will certainly come up and I... Learn more
  • May 13 · 12:00 PM

    To the Finland Station

    7 Historians

    Bunnie Wilson's book is still one of the best. Lenin's arrival at the Finland Station was surely an epochal event, what is less known is that it marked the climax of 3... Learn more
  • April 13 · 7:00 PM

    Movie Night: "Frantz" at Ken Cinema

    6 Historians | 5.00

    This movie is highly recommended. Set shortly after end of WWI, it explores some of the issues left behind by the war.More info here: Learn more
  • April 8 · 4:00 PM

    US Enters the War

    3 Historians

    Wilson' war address, delivered April 2, was deliberated for 5 days. April 6, House voted for war with 50 members dissenting, including Jeanette Rankin of Montana, the... Learn more
  • March 25 · 4:00 PM

    Abdication of the Tsar (postponed from February 18)

    6 Historians

    Many important topics to cover, including the Zimmermann telegram and breaking relations with US
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