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CFP: The SAHGB Annual Symposium 2018: Architecture, the Built Environment, and the Aftermath of the First World War

CFP deadline: 11 November 2017, 11am Symposium: 9 June 2018 at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London in the Wolfson Conference Room The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (SAHGB) are keen to engage with urban and cultural historians who do not identify as architectural historians but whose work has obvious implications […]

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CFP: The First World War at Sea: Conflict, culture and commemoration

Submission deadline: 1st January 2018 Conference: 8-10 November 2018, The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, United Kingdom The AHRC’s ‘Gateways to the First World War’ public engagement centre and the NMM are hosting a conference which will explore the First World War at sea through wide-ranging themes designed to provide a forum for interdisciplinary research and new perspectives on the […]

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Passchendaele Centenary: PTUC helps Portsmouth Poetry to secure £10,000 HLF grant

Cultural organisation ‘Portsmouth Poetry’ has been awarded a grant of £10,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund’s  ‘First World War: then and now’ programme for their “I Died In Hell” project. The project will commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele, 1917 by focusing on the stories of Portsmouth people who participated in one of the worst conflicts […]

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On the 11th November Britain will be commemorating Remembrance Day. To mark the event Brad Beaven and Mel Bassett will be talking about their research project ‘Mapping Jutland casualties’ at a ‘Gateways to the First World War’ Conference at the University of Kent. See the programme here:  11th-november-programme This project investigates the impact of the Battle […]

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