Professor Matthew Stibbe’s talk at National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, 5 May 2022

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Professor Matthew Stibbe to host online talk on Michael E. DeBakey lecture in the History of Medicine: A Laboratory of Humanitarianism: Military and Civilian Captivity during the First World War at the National Library of Medicine, Maryland, on 5 May, 14:00 EST / 19:00 GMT.   Scholarship on captivity in modern conflicts has mostly focused on its violent aspects and […]

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‘Behind the Wire: Internment during the First World War’ Exhibition with Robbie Aitken & Matthew Stibbe, 26 April 2022

Professor Robbie Aitken & Professor Matthew Stibbe from the Humanities Research Centre are speaking at the ‘Behind the Wire: Internment during the First World War’ exhibition on Tuesday 26 April 2022 at the Old Library Galleries, Leicester.   Behind the Wire is about the more than one million civilians interned throughout the world during the First World War, with special […]

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Professor Esther Johnson writes for The Conversation about Asunder

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Professor of Film and Media Arts Esther Johnson has written a piece for The Conversation about the hidden stories of heroism and tragedy during World War I, which she uncovered during the research for her film Asunder. The film highlights nine real-life accounts based in Sunderland and the north-east, a vulnerable area during WWI due to its shipyards and munitions […]

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Researcher Blog by Professor Esther Johnson: Asunder – The Story of an English Town in the First World War

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About the author Esther Johnson is Professor of Film and Media Arts in the Art and Design Research Centre (ADRC) in C3RI at Sheffield Hallam University. Esther’s work is at the intersection of artist moving image and documentary. Her poetic portraits focus on marginal worlds, revealing resonant stories that may otherwise remain hidden or ignored. Esther’s work has been exhibited internationally in […]

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