A Journey into Russia

As the Käthe Buchler exhibition, Beyond the Battlefields, enters its final week, Jennifer Deakin writes about another woman photographer of the period: Florence Farmborough (1887-1978). Jennifer is c...

No Petticoats Here, by Louise Jordan

Link to video ‘Behind the Songs’ In this blog, Louise Jordan, talks about how she went about uncovering forgotten stories of women in the First World War for her song writing project ‘No Petticoats H...

The Police as Ploughmen

Serious recognition was only given to Britain’s food crisis around September 1916, when an increasing number of ships carrying food supplies to Britain were sunk by German submarines.    From 1913 Br...

WWI and the foundation of NUS

This blog was originally produced for the National Union of Students (NUS) website. The NUS are a community partner of this project. The original post can be found here.  WWI and the foundation of NU...

John Galsworthy revisited

Contributed by Andrew Maunder As the Finborough Theatre revives John Galsworthy’s comedy Windows as part of its Great War 100 series, it’s worth thinking more about the play’s Nobel Prize-winning aut...