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04

Nov
2017

In Resources

By Nicola Gauld

Book: First World War Military Service Tribunals, Warwick District Appeal Tribunal, 1916-1918

On 04, Nov 2017 | In Resources | By Nicola Gauld

Records of the Warwick District Appeal Tribunal, 1916-1918

Edited by Philip & Julie Spinks

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30

May
2017

In Resources

By Nicola Gauld

Exhibition: They Also Served

On 30, May 2017 | In Resources | By Nicola Gauld

New exhibition: They Also Served 
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09

May
2017

In Resources

By Nicola Gauld

Project: World War One & Muslim and Loyalist Identity

On 09, May 2017 | In Resources | By Nicola Gauld

World War One & Muslim and Loyalist Identity

This ground-breaking project in Belfast aimed to create better integration and understanding between the city’s Muslim and Loyalist communities through the unlikely medium of the First World War centenary.

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25

Feb
2017

In Resources

By Nicola Gauld

First World War Memorials Programme

On 25, Feb 2017 | In Resources | By Nicola Gauld

First World War Memorials Programme: conserving and protecting UK War Memorials

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04

Nov
2016

In Resources

By Nicola Gauld

Real baking challenges from the past!

On 04, Nov 2016 | In Resources | By Nicola Gauld

The commemoration of the First World War has seen a plethora of activity from media, museums, and community groups, much of it supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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11

Jul
2016

In Resources

By Nicola Gauld

Living Memory project

On 11, Jul 2016 | In Resources | By Nicola Gauld

The Living Memory project remembers the forgotten front – the 300,000 war graves or commemorations right here in the UK.

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08

Jun
2016

In Resources

By Nicola Gauld

New book: South Staffords at War, August 1914-December 1915

On 08, Jun 2016 | In Resources | By Nicola Gauld

Andrew Thornton, who has previously contributed to the Voices website, has recently published a new book, South Staffords at War: August 1914-December 1915.

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06

Apr
2016

In Resources

By Nicola Gauld

Report: The First World War – Commemoration and Memory conference report

On 06, Apr 2016 | In Resources | By Nicola Gauld

On the 26 & 27 February 2016, IWM North played host to the inaugural event organised by the First World War Postgraduate and Early Career Researchers Network (FWW Network).

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08

Jan
2016

In Resources

By Nicola Gauld

Free chapter download, The Acceptable Face of Feminism

On 08, Jan 2016 | In Resources | By Nicola Gauld

‘The WI: A legacy of the Great War’, Chapter Two from The Acceptable Face of Feminism by Prof Maggie Andrews, can now be downloaded for free on the Lawrence & Wishart website.

See previous blog for more details.

17

Dec
2015

In Resources

By Nicola Gauld

A Black Volunteer in Birmingham’s WWI, Small Heath

On 17, Dec 2015 | In Resources | By Nicola Gauld

Back when I was working in Birmingham Central Library on a wide range of heritage projects, a lot of my time was spent researching city collections that hadn’t been used or looked at for many years.

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10

Dec
2015

In Resources

By Nicola Gauld

Courage without Glory: The British Army on the Western Front 1915

On 10, Dec 2015 | In Resources | By Nicola Gauld

Courage without Glory: The British Army on the Western Front 1915

Edited by Spencer Jones

Published by Helion & Co. (http://www.helion.co.uk/new-and-forthcoming-titles/courage-without-glory-the-british-army-on-the-western-front-1915.html)

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20

Nov
2015

In Resources

By Nicola Gauld

New edition of The Acceptable Face of Feminism

On 20, Nov 2015 | In Resources | By Nicola Gauld

The Acceptable Face of Feminism: The Women’s Institute as a Social Movement

Maggie Andrews

New and revised edition

Published by Lawrence & Wishart

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19

Oct
2015

In Resources

By Nicola Gauld

Oxford DNB updates

On 19, Oct 2015 | In Resources | By Nicola Gauld

The September 2015 update of the Oxford DNB adds biographies of 112 men and women who shaped British history from the 13th to 21st century. The update includes a special focus on the First World War during the year 1915. Among the new biographies is that of John Brodie, creator of the ‘Brodie helmet’ which was approved for production in September 1915.

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13

Jul
2015

In Exhibitions
Resources

By Voices

New Resource from the University of Glasgow

On 13, Jul 2015 | In Exhibitions, Resources | By Voices

A special exhibition on the Scottish Women’s Hospitals for Foreign Service, curated by MSc Museum Studies postgraduate student Bethany Lane, is now showing through to the end of August in the University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel. Read more…

02

Jul
2015

In Resources

By Nicola Gauld

Starting soon, WW1: Aviation Comes of Age

On 02, Jul 2015 | In Resources | By Nicola Gauld

World War 1: Aviation Comes of Age

The University of Birmingham has teamed up with the BBC to offer a free online distance learning course marking the centenary of the First World War.

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12

Mar
2015

In Resources

By Nicola Gauld

The Last Post Resource Pack now available

On 12, Mar 2015 | In Resources | By Nicola Gauld

Superact has just launched a free WWI music and history Resource Pack suitable for nurseries, schools, colleges and community groups.

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15

Dec
2014

In Exhibitions
Resources

By Voices

New Films on ‘Human Battles on the Home Front’

On 15, Dec 2014 | In Exhibitions, Resources | By Voices

Eight short films have been produced for an exhibition on ‘John Galsworthy and Battles on the Home Front’. The University of Birmingham’s Cadbury Research Library holds the Galsworthy papers and was a major contributor of material to this exhibition at the Rose Theatre in Kingston.

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20

Nov
2014

In Events
Resources

By Voices

Rare Film Footage Shows Life on the Home Front

On 20, Nov 2014 | In Events, Resources | By Voices

The North West Film Archive opens its vaults to share compelling footage of life on the home front in North West England. Drawing on rare archive footage we feature amongst others, the Accrington Pals, the Lancashire Fusiliers and the Cheshire Regiment as they prepare for active service on the Western Front.

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