Despatches

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March 2017

Women in Engineering

Louise Bell’s is the Diverse histories researcher for the National Archives – in her second article for Digging In, she explores how the records of women in engineering can be used as a new lens to vi…

Women in Engineering

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October 2016

The Wounded of WW1: Society and Rehabilitation

Louise Bell is researching the impact that war wounds of all kinds had on people and society during World War I.  Caring for the wounded was a vital, complex process involving many people, institution…

The Wounded of WW1: Society and Rehabilitation

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July 2016

Dr Helen Brooks on Wartime Theatre

The theatrical entertainment industry might not spring to mind initially thinking back to the First World War, but it played a crucial role throughout, from charity to propaganda. At the home front an…

Dr Helen Brooks on Wartime Theatre

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June 2016

Rachel Lowther on WW1, Art and Cowardice

Rachel Lowther’s recent exhibition at the Reid Gallery, commissioned by the Glasgow School of Art (GSA), drew heavily on the School’s First World War archives.  Its title Nothing compares to the first…

Rachel Lowther on WW1, Art and Cowardice