Motherhood, Loss and the First World War

Motherhood, Loss and the First World War

By Matthew Shaw There have been numerous acts of commemoration for the centenary of the First World War. Many of these have undoubtedly chimed in meaningful ways with the public’s imagination or emotion, such as Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at the Tower of...

Football Statues: Honouring Heroes by Branding in Bronze?

Sport and Leisure History seminar 22 October 2012 Dr Chris Stride and Ffion Thomas (University of Sheffield) Football Statues: Honouring Heroes by Branding in Bronze?   Since the 1990s football clubs have erected numerous statues to past and present heroes as...