CFP: The First World War: Commemoration & Memory

One Day Symposium 27 February 2016: Imperial War Museum, North Keynote Speakers: Professor Jay Winter (Yale University) – ‘Remembering the Great War: A Trans-National Approach’ Professor Maggie Andrews (University of Worcester) – Gendering Remembrance: The Home Front in Contemporary Media and Community Engagement with the First World War’ The centenary anniversary …

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WW1 “Christmas Truce” in photos

To commemorate 100 years since the incredible Christmas Truce, The Open University have searched through the IWM archives to find examples showing the impact of football during WW1. December 2014 marks 100 years since the “Christmas Truce” of World War 1. The truce, an unofficial ceasefire between British and German …

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WW1 Photographs in Colour

2014 marks 100 years since the beginning of World War 1. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of war, The Open University has enlisted the help of a photograph restoration expert, to ‘colourise’ some of the unique and interesting photos that were taken during the time. Although the …

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