- “It has given me a clearer understanding of the fact that it was a world war rather than just the British vs. Germany” – exhibition visitor.
Written by Chris Hill, Birmingham City University, and previously appearing on the Voices of War and Peace Blog. Reproduced with thanks.
Dr Islam Issa, curator of the exhibition and lecturer in English at Birmingham City University, recalled how e-mails and letters from descendants of Muslim soldiers were full of gratitude, often with the qualification that ‘we didn’t think anyone cared’.
In this blog post, Dr Marcus Morris looks at his project exploring the impact of the Great War on children and young people.
Professor Maggie Andrews brings us our latest blog post, discussing her thoughts from the recent AHRC funded Voices of Women Conference.