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Their Past, Their Memory?

King’s College, London, Friday 15th September 2017 A one-day interdisciplinary workshop hosted at King’s College, London as part of the AHRCfunded Teaching and Learning War Research Network to explore young people’s engagement with and receptivity to the cultural memory messages of the two world wars from an international comparative perspective. We welcome abstract submissions from  Continue Reading »

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What is important about First World War poetry?

In this video Jon Stallworthy looks at what was significant about the First World War in marking such a major shift  in war poetry. From Julian Grenfell to Wilfred Owen, he maps the change in attitudes to the horrors they witnessed.

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Contributions from anyone with an interest in the war poets are welcome.

Some words and poets are well-known, others not so well-known. Have a look around the site and if you have resources you would like to share please upload them via the Resources page.

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