Tuesday, 25 February 2014

“Anthem for doomed youth”?: exploring conflict and resolution through archives

Join us on Tuesday, March 25th 2014, for our annual 'Friends of Newsam Library & Archives’ (FNLA) Study Day. This year’s event, “Anthem for doomed youth”?: exploring conflict and resolution through archives, considers the concepts of war, conflict and peace through the lense of learning and education.

Document Reference: BDN/64

The day’s programme:
9.45-10.00Welcome and Introductions (Sean Curran)
10.00-10.30Activities in the Library and Archives (Sarah Aitchison)
10.30-11.30Professor Stuart Foster Centenary First World War Battlefields Project
11.30-12.30Dr Barry Blades, Teachers and the Great War, 1914-1919
12.30-13.30Lunch (please bring your own). Tea and coffee will be provided.
13.30- 14.30Walter Lewis, Educating Service Children in the 20th Century
14.30-15.30Alix Hall, Thinking Outside the Box: Using Archives to Teach Perspectives on Wartime
15.30-16.00Archive showcase of relevant collections from the Library Special Collections and Archives

Where: Newsam Library & Archives, Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London

When: Tuesday, 25 March 2014 from 09:30 to 16:00

Register for free tickets here.

Find out more about the Friends of Newsam Library & Archives, including how to become a member, here.

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