Children of the Great War memorial collection day

The University of Essex will host a collection day on 18 July, giving people an opportunity to share their family memories of the First World War. Do you have a relative who fought in the Great War, ...

Screening of Children of the Great War

Children of the Great War Contributed by Michael Roper (Centre Member and Professor of History at University of Essex) During 2013-14 Age Exchange ran a series of open days in London at which members...

CENTRE EVENT: Children of the Great War

University of Essex, Ivor Crewe Seminar Room, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ Free admission. Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be available   Over 2013-4 Age Exchange worked across London t...

Children and the family legacies of war

Contributed by Professor Mike Roper Although children growing up in Britain in the 1920s and 30s had no personal experience of the First World War, they were surrounded by its legacies in play, at sc...