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13 February : 'Imagining the West Indian soldier: from empire to multicultural commemoration' with Richard Smith


The role of the 16,000–strong British West Indies Regiment in the First World War has been recuperated from a marginalised afterthought in accounts of the British imperial war effort to occupy a more central, even symbolic, position in contemporary interpretations of the conflict. This process gained momentum during the recent centenary commemorati…