Institute of Historical Research

Motherhood, Loss and the First World War

This conference, held on 5-6 September 2018, will bring historians and community groups together to explore maternal bereavement as a result of the First World War, a particularly painful and difficult experience that has not been widely acknowledged or remembered in centenary commemorations of the conflict.

Confirmed speakers include Prof Michael Roper (Essex), Dr Jane Potter (Oxford Brookes) & Dr Jessica Meyer (Leeds). Conference registration now open! 

Join the IHR’s Suffrage Bloomsbury Walking Tour

On Saturday 22 September, Dr Matthew Ingleby (QMUL) will lead a walking tour of Bloomsbury. The tour explores Bloomsbury’s extensive historical association with women’s suffrage, as well as other campaigns for the advancement of democracy.

Part of the IHR’s ‘Suffrage series, 1918-2018’.

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