London is Calling

London is Calling

The Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) now gives you easy access to more than 1,200 Masters and PhD theses on the history of London. Using the Bibliography’s Advanced Search, you can explore metropolitan dissertations by title, topic, period,...
‘Songs of Suffrage’: a concert of music and readings

‘Songs of Suffrage’: a concert of music and readings

What was the music of the women’s suffrage campaign? Who were the leading women composers and musicians of 1910s and 20s, and what was their contribution to the suffrage cause? On 1 November, the IHR co-hosts, ‘Songs of Suffrage’—a concert of music and...
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...