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January 2019

Barnwell at War: Everyday Lives in Working-Class East Cambridge during World War 1

January 14 - February 25
Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street CB3 0AQ + Google Map

A six-week exhibition that comes from a collaborative project that Everyday Lives in War have funded.

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March 2019

Legacies of the First World War Festival: Diversity

March 22 - March 23

22 & 23 MARCH 2019: Birmingham, Midland Arts Centre, Theme ‘Diversity’ This festival will explore WW1 and Diversity in all its forms For FREE registration, please visit our Eventbrite page at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/voices-of-war-amp-peace-first-world-war-engagement-centre-6924527751 We are delighted to announce the dates for our Legacies of the First World War Festivals, which will be jointly hosted by the five AHRC-funded WW1 Engagement Centres and held across the UK in 2019. We welcome community organisers, heritage and creative workers, academics, local historians, and members…

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April 2019

The First World War and its Legacy, National Festival

April 27 - April 28

COMMEMORATION, CONFLICT and CONSCIENCE is a year-long project, which culminates in a national festival in Bristol, 27-28 April 2019. The project looks at ‘hidden’ or lesser known stories of the First World War, legacy, peace- building & alienation from commemoration. We are: uniting existing community groups and researchers, focusing on their work to date & generating new research; showcasing existing artistic work and performances and fostering new creative projects. The project is funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council…

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May 2019

Legacies of the First World War Festival: Shared Heritage

May 18 - May 23

18-23 MAY 2019: Northern Ireland (multiple venues), Theme ‘Shared Heritage’ This festival will explore the idea of Shared Heritage around WW1 Commemorations Registration (for free participation) not yet open – please keep checking back for updates We are delighted to announce the dates for our Legacies of the First World War Festivals, which will be jointly hosted by the five AHRC-funded WW1 Engagement Centres and held across the UK in 2019. We welcome community organisers, heritage and creative workers, academics,…

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June 2019

The First World War: Past, Present, Future

June 27 - June 28
Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus, 219 Colinton Rd
Edinburgh, EH14 1DJ United Kingdom
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Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus: 27 & 28 June 2019 In the wake of the centenary of the First World War, The First World War Network seeks to build upon the success of its inaugural event at IWM North in February 2016 by reflecting upon the first century of First World War history, celebrating current, pioneering research into all areas of the conflict, and producing an ambitious, transnational framework for the future direction of scholarship on the twentieth century’s first…

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July 2019

Legacies of the First World War Festival: Community Activism

July 5 - July 6

5-6 JULY 2019: South Wales (multiple venues), Theme ‘Community Activism’ This festival will explore Community Activism in WW1 Commemorations and the impact of Community-focused projects on Institutions Registration (for free participation) not yet open – please keep checking back for updates We are delighted to announce the dates for our Legacies of the First World War Festivals, which will be jointly hosted by the five AHRC-funded WW1 Engagement Centres and held across the UK in 2019. We welcome community organisers,…

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August 2019

Legacies of the First World War Festival: Women and War

August 30 - August 31

30 & 31 AUGUST 2019: Glasgow,  Scotland Glasgow Women’s Library, Theme ‘Women and War’ This festival will look beyond the typical stories told about women’s involvement in WW1, which have tended to focus on munitions and nursing, to offer a more diverse and varied interpretation Registration (for free participation) not yet open – please keep checking back for updates We are delighted to announce the dates for our Legacies of the First World War Festivals, which will be jointly hosted…

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November 2019

Legacies of the First World War Festival: Legacy, Impact and Next Steps

November 7

7 NOVEMBER 2019: Woburn House Conference Centre, Tavistock Square, London A final conference which will explore ‘Legacy, Impact and Next Steps’ Registration (for free participation) not yet open – please keep checking back for updates We are delighted to announce the dates for our Legacies of the First World War Festivals, which will be jointly hosted by the five AHRC-funded WW1 Engagement Centres and held across the UK in 2019. We welcome community organisers, heritage and creative workers, academics, local…

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