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...

Digital humanities and British studies

A panel session organised by Tim Hitchcock and Jason Kelly at the North American Conference on British Studies on 13 November demonstrated that the digital humanities, and digital history in particular, are thriving in the field of British studies. The panel brought...

Report on the ‘Missing links: the enduring web’ conference

The conference, organised by the Joint Informations Systems Committee (JISC), the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) and the UK Web Archiving Consortium (UKWAC), was timely and of great significance (all of the presentations are available on the DPC website). In the...

Twitter at the Anglo-American Conference

This year’s Anglo-American Conference of Historians, on the theme of ‘Cities’, has official Twitter! Just include #aac_2009 somewhere in your own tweets to feed your thoughts directly onto the Anglo-American Twitter monitor. The IHR’s online...