What happens when the Daily Mail finally takes note?

The results of one of the Education Enhancement Team’s projects is being written about in the national press this week. Over the years you may have heard one of us talk about our work community-sourcing First World War memories from across … Continue reading

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The sandwich and the assassination that sparked the First World War

As we approach the 100 year anniversary of the assassination of Franz Ferdinand on 28 June 1914, take a tour of these superb open educational resources gathered by the University of Oxford – Beyond the Archduke: the First World War by Kate … Continue reading

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Stories from a British Library book launch

Last night Baroness Blackstone, chair of the British Library, launched as part of their new exhibition Jackie Storer’s book ‘Hidden Stories of the First World War‘, published by the British Library: Fascinating insights into everyday lives in WW1: In ‘Hidden Stories of … Continue reading

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Enduring war exhibition at the British Library

Last night was the launch of the new Enduring War: Grief, Grit and Humour exhibition at the British Library. In only a very small set of objects from the Library’s collections you follow the history and experience of the First World War. … Continue reading

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Never again at The Cartoon Museum

This month the Cartoon Museum in London launched its fascinating Never Again! World War I in Cartoon and Comic Art exhibition (supported by the AHRC and the University of Lincoln) and programme of talks. The launch was a wonderful opportunity to preview the … Continue reading

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From Stretcher Bearer to Students’ Choice

How lesser known poet Tommy Crawford became one of the most popular selections at this year’s Poetry by Heart competition.   As someone who worked as a researcher for Poetry by Heart, I was fortunate to be involved in the county contest round of the … Continue reading

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