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'Music in the First World War' : Networking Event

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Research Networking Meeting  Gateways to the First World War is delighted to host this networking event. It is open to everyone interested and/or engaged in researching the history of music and musicians of any nationality on the home and fighting fronts 1914-1918.  Speakers will include researchers working on projects funded by the Arts and Huma…


FREE EVENT - The Zeebrugge Raid: Creating A Legend: 11 May

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A free event at the University of Kent   Gateways to the First World War is launching a new project to investigate the ways in which the famous Zeebrugge raid of 1918 was presented to the British people, using local and national newspapers and magazines as a source. We would like to recruit a team of volunteers to work with Professor Mark Connel…


FREE EVENT: 'Looking Back: Looking Forward: Reflections on the First World War Centernary'

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  Reflecting on the First World War centenary There has been a great variety of commemorative activity over the last four 'centenary' year. What is its legacy?  Various people who have been closely involved with the centenary will explore the themes of remembrance, commemoration, legacy and learning in a series of hosted discussions. Programme:…


Announcing the First World War Seminar Series, 2018-19

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In Flanders Fields Museum, Gateways to the First World War and the University of Kent present a series of eight seminars in Canterbury and Ieper, free and open to all.   Canterbury seminars will take place in Eliot Lecture Theatre 2, Eliot College, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NS, from 6pm.   Ieper seminars will take place in Reading Ro…


'The Great War and the English Folk Revival: Class, Gender and the Souls of Dead Warriors' : 25 October

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Georgina Boyes is an independent researcher. She will be talking on 'The Great War and the English Folk Revival: Class, Gender and the Souls of Dead Warriors' This paper examines the ways in which the First World War and its consequences were dynamics in changes in English Folk Revival  and how they continue to influence culture today. A Folk Rev…