In this guest blog Patrick Eakin Young, Director & Dramaturg, discusses a Second World War and Holocaust Partnership Programme (SWWHPP) workshop reflecting on artistic responses to and working creatively with challenging histories in cultural spaces.
In this guest blog Dr Bryce Lease, Head of Department - Drama, Theatre & Dance at Royal Holloway, University of London, discusses a Second World War and Holocaust Partnership Programme (SWWHPP) workshop reflecting on artistic responses to and working creatively with challenging histories in cultural spaces.
This month marks the 105th anniversary of the tragic and untimely death of Nurse Caroline Maud Edwards during the First World War. In this guest blog post, SSN member and author Andrew Hemmings shares her story.
In this guest blog post, SSN member and author Andrew Hemmings tells the story of Amy Johnson - a pioneering pilot who sadly lost her life in the Second World War.
In this next tranche of 'Mapping the Centenary' Case Studies, three more projects talk about their work during the 2014-2018 First World War centenary. They reveal insight into the scope of their endeavours, what they sought to achieve, and also provide ‘best practice’ tips based on their experiences.
During the Blitz over London in the Second World War, the Thames estuary, Tower Hill and the square mile of London were targeted often. In this guest blog, SSN member and historian Linda Parker shares some of her research on this subject.
SSN member and researcher Katherine Quinlan-Flatter provides an insight into the work of the German Propaganda troops, who reported on the Blitz over London 80 years ago.
Many of you will be familiar with the all-encompassing smell of wet dogs and the constant battle to eradicate the aroma from homeware or the boots of cars. The conservation lab has also had its own unique ‘scent related campaign’ recently involving that of a rather potent Second World War dog harness.
Collaborative Doctoral Partnership student Niels Boender writes about his research using IWM’s collections for his PhD exploring Legacies of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Central Kenya, 1956-1975.
In this next tranche of Case Studies from our 'Mapping the Centenary' portal, two further project representatives talk about their work during the 2014-2018 First World War centenary. Both reveal additional information about the scope of the projects they were involved with, insight into what they sought to achieve, and also give some ‘best practice’ tips based on their knowledge.