Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Being Young in the First World War Conference

News just in that a WW1 Conference entitled Being Young in the First World War is to be held at Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK on Saturday, 7th November 2015.

Professor Maggie Andrews and Professor  Jean Webb from University of Worcester will be keynote speakers. Other speakers are drawn from Britain, Belgium, New Zealand, France and Canada,  speaking on topics including Orphans, Boy Scouts, Art and Literature, School Curricular, Propaganda, Disability, and Women’s Radical Movements.

To book your FREE place for the Being Young During World War One conference, go to

For more information about the conference, please see the conference website at  or email

This conference is supported by the Manchester Centre for Regional History and the Manchester Centre for Youth Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University, and organised as part of the AHRC World War One Centre: Voices of War and Peace, based at the University of Birmingham, UK.