4 August 2014
Professor Michael Roper from the University of Essex and the Centre for Everyday Lives in War contributed to a BBC debate on the psychology of the First World War.
Professor Roper, from the Department of Sociology at the University of Essex (which collaborates with the University of Hertfordshire on the First World War Centre) took part in a major public debate on the psychological impact of World War One, recorded and broadcast by the BBC World Service on Saturday, 2 August. He was joined by Amanda Vickery, Dan Todman (Queen Mary, University of London) and Joanna Bourke (Birkbeck, University of London).
The BBC Debate: The War That Changed The World – The Psychology Of War is part of a series of debates around the world launched in June to investigate the lasting legacy of World War One on the world we live in today.
Listen back to the debate here.