Eminent French Archaeologist in Melbourne!

Renowned French Archaelogist Gilles Prilaux, a specialist of Great War archaeology, will give a presentation in Melbourne, following his years of research identifying and preserving this heritage.Don’t miss his talk at the Shrine of Remembrance on Monday April 29 at 2:30pm!

In this illustrated lecture, Gilles Prilaux will trace the lives of some of the almost 2000 Australians (many of them Victorians) who inscribed their names on the walls of the caves beneath Naours in France.

Prilaux will discuss the history and context of his discovery the
methodology and results of his subsequent work, his collaboration with
families and Australian officials and the plans for the preservation of the
site. The talk will include a virtual visit of the caves!

Gilles Prilaux’s visit to Melbourne is being organised by the University of
Melbourne French Trust Fund, in collaboration with the Honorary French
Consulate General, the Institute for the Study of French AustralianRelations
(ISFAR), and the Shrine of Remembrance.

This is a free event, but booking is essential. Please book your place for this event here.