They Shall Not Grow Old – Reflections on the Film

Yesterday morning Alex and I went on a cheeky 'date' to go and see They Shall Not Grow Old. For those not in the loop, They Shall Not Grow Old is a 100 minute film made up of IWM archival footage from the First World War, as well as oral history interviews with veterans. 'Directed' by Peter Jackson, … Continue reading They Shall Not Grow Old – Reflections on the Film

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Conference Wrap Up: Canterbury 100 – Reflections on the Commemoration of World War One

On November 22nd and 23rd, I attended the Canterbury 100 conference reflecting on and exploring the commemoration of World War One. This was my first time attending an academic conference, and even though I wasn't presenting (the CFP closed before I'd even begun my thesis) it was still an incredibly valuable experience. I wanted to … Continue reading Conference Wrap Up: Canterbury 100 – Reflections on the Commemoration of World War One