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Legacies of War at the University of Leeds is a First World War Centenary project for 2014-2018. The project will work with people and organisations in Leeds, the UK and internationally to explore the legacy of the First World War. For more information, see the About Us page, or email Kate Vigurs, the Legacies of War project officer on E.K.Vigurs@leeds.ac.uk
- Alison Fell and community historian David Stowe were invited by Tony Dunlop to participate in a roadshow and exhibition organised by Project Bugle, a Heritage Lottery Funded project in Batley, West Yorkshire. Project Bugle aims to discover some of the stories and backgrounds of the thousand soldiers from Batley and Birstall killed in the First World War.
- Free monthly talks on art and the First World War at Leeds Art Gallery continue on 4 November, 18-19.00, with a talk that sheds new light on the impact the First War had on sculptor Henry Moore.
- For the second seminar in this term's Legacies of War calendar, we are delighted to be joined by Dr Richard Smith, Goldsmiths, University of London. Room: 3.11, Michael Sadler Building 5pm for 5:15 start. Attendance is free and all are welcome. For further information and to join our mailing list, please email Christopher Phillips: C.Phillips@leeds.ac.uk
4th November, 6.00pm — 7.00pm: INSUFFERABLE AGONY: Henry Moore and Reverberations of the First World WarFree talk at Leeds Art Gallery. Alice Correia looks at how sculptor Henry Moore’s wartime experience as a young man penetrated his subsequent work, despite Moore’s own denial and his silence on the subject.