Launch of First World War Centre, University of Hertfordshire

Last night I was at the launch of the First World War centre at the University of Hertfordshire. There was a great turnout for an evening of soap-boxes, a Roadshow of artefacts and ephemera, and a production of J.M. Barrie’s play, A Well-Remembered Voice (1918).  In addition to academics from other universities and representatives from such museumsContinue reading “Launch of First World War Centre, University of Hertfordshire”

Social History Conference, 2014: Panel on Everyday Lives

The Social History Society’s annual conference takes place next year at the University of Northumbria, Newcastle between 8 and 10 April. I’m hoping to put together a panel of historians who work on everyday lives / emotional history using diaries, letters, magazines, etc as their main sources.  The papers can be from across any timeContinue reading “Social History Conference, 2014: Panel on Everyday Lives”