Dr. Tim Cook is the Director of Research at the Canadian War Museum. He has curated over a dozen exhibitions and he is the author or editor of 13 books. For his contributions to Canadian history, he is a recipient of the Governor General’s History Award, a member of the Royal Society of Canada and a member of the Order of Canada.
Through Memory’s Prism: The Many Legacies of Canada’s Military History
Dr. Cook will explore in this keynote address the constructed memory of war and conflict in Canada. With a focus on the world wars, he will present the many legacies of conflict in shaping Canadian society, politics and culture, while also examining the intersection of history, memory and the ever-shifting contours of how the past is framed and reframed over time.