Research Blogs

Information and links to blogs detailing research relating to the First World War. If you know of any blogs that are relevant to the GLGW Research Network, please contact Jeanette.

AHRC: Beyond the Trenches: Researching the First World War.

The Centre for Hidden Histories: one of five World War One Engagement Centres, established by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to engage with and support communities as they seek to commemorate and reflect upon the century-long legacy of the First World War.

James E. Connolly, LabEx EHNE, Université Paris IV-Sorbonne: The occupation of Northern France in the First World War.

Cédric Cotter, Université de Genève: Humanitarian Action and Neutrality in Switzerland during the First World War.

Paul Cornish: First World War Galleries Project at the Imperial War Museum.

Alex Dowdall, College of Europe, Natolin Campus, Warsaw: ‘Under Fire: Civilians at the Western Front, 1914-1918’.

Thomas Faith, U.S. Department of State – Office of the Historian: Behind the Gas Mask: The U.S. Army Chemical Warfare Service 1917-1929.

Gateways to the First World War, An AHRC-funded Centre for Public Engagement with the First World War centenary, University of Kent.

Peter Howson, Cardiff University: Chaplaincy in the British Army: Records and representation.

Andrew Huebner, University of Alabama: Love and Death in the Great War.

Imperial War Museum Research Blog: First World War.

Chris Kempshall, Centre for the History of War and Society, University of Sussex: Unwilling allies?: Tommy-Poilu relations on the Western Front 1914-1918.

Erika Kuhlman, Idaho State University: The lives of German ex-soldiers in the United States after World War I.

Mahon Murphy, The London School of Economics and Political Science: German prisoners of war and civilian internees from the German colonies in captivity in the British Empire, 1914-1920.

The National Library of Wales: First World War Digital Commemoration Programme.

Catriona Pennell, University of Exeter: The First World War in the Classroom: Teaching and the Construction of Cultural Memory.

Pierre Purseigle, University of Warwick – Yale University: Rebuilding European lives, 1914-1939. The reconstitution of urban communities in inter-war Europe.

María Inés Tato, National Scientific and Technical Research Council – Argentina (CONICET) / University of Buenos Aires (UBA): Argentine society and First World War: nationalism, associationism, civic mobilizations and intellectual debates.

Andrekos Varnava, Flinders University, Australia: Cyprus and Armenia in the Great War: imperialism, decolonisation, genocide, humanitarianism.