During the Volunteers and Voters project, we have hosted lectures, study days and workshops, featuring presentations from university historians, independent researchers and community heritage practitioners. The following films were recorded during these events and reflect much of the energy and discussion generated by audiences on the day.
MADGE WATT & the Great Rural Sisterhood
Delivered by Professor Linda Ambrose, Laurentian University, Toronto, in May 2015 at St Andrew’s Centre, Pershore
A COUNTRYSIDE AT WAR: Rural England 1914-1919
Delivered by Professor Alun Howkins of the Universities of Sussex and East Anglia
‘THE KITCHEN IS THE KEY TO VICTORY’: Women, Food and the Great War
Delivered by Prof Karen Hunt, Keele University
EVERYBODY’S BUSINESS: Film, Food & Victory In The First World War
Delivered by Dr Stella Hockenhull, Wolverhampton University
EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT FOOD: Women’s magazines and WW1 propaganda
Delivered by Jennifer Doyle, of Kings College, University of London,
RESEARCHING HOME, FOOD AND FAMILY: panel discussion
The panel includes a range of speakers who have been involved in research and community heritage projects exploring the history of Home, Food and Family in WWI.
HAPPY CUSTOMERS at the Home Food & Family conference
Audience feedback and contributions to the day’s events