In this post, Professor Mark Connelly examines how Western Front battlefields became places to visit – both for tourists and pilgrims – after the Great War.
Adam Saxon isn't an academic (yet), but you wouldn't know it from his enthusiasm for history. Adam is the son of AHRC Associate Director Alexandra Vincent, and for his year 9 school project he used AHRC resources to uncover the history of one soldier from World War One, including that he was still a child … Continue reading How the AHRC helped me discover a World War One child soldier
In this Blog, New Generation Thinker Dr Dafydd Mills Daniel discusses the difference between patriotism and nationalism in the sporting world.
Ian Stanton – Strategy and Development Manager for AHRC – discusses his recent trip to Vienna to visit HERA’s Uses of the Past conference. To quote L.P. Hartley, “The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.” In an effort to make it less “foreign”, 120 academics from across Europe gathered in Vienna in March … Continue reading HERA: ‘Uses of the Past’: Making the past a less foreign place
Dr Michael Eades writes about Being Human and the New Generation Thinkers