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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
- Remembrance Day offered artist in residence Juliet MacDonald a chance to reflect on past and present conflicts. Read More...
- 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.
- Ben Read will offer insights into the war-time experiences of his father, the eminent art and literary critic, poet and essayist Sir Herbert Read. Drawing on the family archive, Ben Read will present unpublished drawings made by Herbert Read as a soldier during the First World War. He will also comment on how the conditions of war affected Herbert Read’s international relations and came to influence his later work and career.