You are warmly invited to a joint conference between Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre and Wiltshire Local History Forum, looking at the legacy post-2018 of diverse local projects to research and commemorate the First World War.
SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2018 10am – 4 pm
Including speakers: Professor Maggie Andrews, University of Worcester on ‘Engaging Localities and Leaving Legacies: what can we learn from the WW1 centenary’;
Archaeologist Martin Brown on ‘Death’s Men? WW1 Training in Wiltshire – challenging perceptions through archaeological findings’; Dr Philippa Read, University of Leeds on the Tracing the Belgian Refugees database project;
Ruth Butler, Education Officer, on ‘Teaching and Learning after the Centenary: Has commemoration changed our understanding and teaching of WW1?’;
and Claire Skinner, Principal Archivist WSHC, on ‘An Overview of National Legacy Projects’.
Venue: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Cocklebury Rd, Chippenham SN15 3QN
Cost £7 payable to Wiltshire Local History Forum – lunch included.
Please see: www.wiltshirelocalhistory.org for further details
Booking via [log in to unmask] Tel 01249 705510
Please pass on to any researchers you think might be interested.
Principal Archivist WSHC
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