SSN Members and researchers Linda Parker and Katherine Quinlan-Flatter share different perspectives of the British bombing of the German city of Karlsruhe, in the Second World War. In this post, Katherine shares her research from the German point of view.
Over the past year, IWM Conservators have worked with the Transforming IWM London (TIWML) team to complete ‘mock-ups’ of the showcases going into the new Second World War and Holocaust galleries – this blog post gives a summary of the work involved.
Find out how a chance descent into a 1950’s Cold War Bunker on the North Sea Coast, inspired SSN Member and photographer Lee Karen Stow to uncover the stories of the women who worked there.
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.