Tuesday 23 April- Birger Stichelbaut and Jean Bourgeois
The Western Flanders region of the Western Front is indelibly linked with Australians at war and Anzac. Ghent based Belgian researchers, Birger Stichelbaut and Jean Bourgeois will talk about the application of large numbers of historical aerial photographs in Great War conflict archaeology. Their research is based on the interpretation and mapping of more than 20,000 unique aerial photographs originating from collections all over the world including Australia. The presentation will provide visual introduction to Great War aerial photography and conflict archaeology in Belgium.