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...

War-resisters in south London, 1914-16

John H. Taylor has recently completed a research project into the experiences of Conscientious Objectors and those who supported them in the area of London covered by the current London borough of So...

Two strikes, a hundred years apart

Contributed by David Hewitt This summer, councillors from Thornton in Lancashire will go on strike. They are members of Wyre Council and, immediately before a full meeting of their colleagues, they w...

Anonymous Women – The Ladies of the Field

Contributed by Julie Moore For this third in a series of occasional blogs on ‘anonymous’ women, I thought I would share with you one of those very exciting moments that can happen when doing research...

Anonymous Women and some thoughts on that title

Contributed by Julie Moore As promised, the pieces which appear under the title of ‘Anonymous Women’ will be a ‘warts and all’ account of my research process. Already, just a few days in, it is becom...

First Thoughts on Anonymous Women

Contributed by Julie Moore Over the past three years, the ‘Everyday Lives in War’ team have heard many stories of how people coped during the four years of the First World War. From allotments to foo...

An Act of Remembrance?

Contributed by Janine Marriott. When I first began working at Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust I felt that an arranging an Act of Remembrance for those who died during the two World Wars was fitting and app...