Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Latest from Bristol Radical History

THE following couple of weeks sees several more interesting events in the Remembering The Real WW1 Autumn Programme. Full details of the programme are here
Wednesday 29th October - the Campaign Against the Arms Trade's Arming All Sides project presents 'World War One: Arming All Sides'. Full details here

Thursday 30th October – explore Bristol's cultural links to WW1 through the eyes and short films of asylum seekers and refugees in 'Echoes of the ‘Great War’: Imperialism, displacement and migration'. Full details here.

Sunday 2nd November – delegates to the international History From Below Network conference will present 'Hidden histories of World War One' a series of short presentations on resistance to the 'Great War'. Also Gee Vaucher of CRASS will be discussing her influentail anti-war art which will be on display. Full details here

Tuesday 4th November - hear Sheila Rowbotham talk about Alice Wheeldon who was framed and imprisoned for opposing the war and June Hannam talk about Bristol women who campaigned against the war in 'Women Resisting the Great War'. Full details here

Wednesday 5th November – come down to the Central Reference Library for 'Opening the Archives: Resistance to World War One in Bristol'. See primary sources relating to resistance and reaction during World War One. Full details here.
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And finally, tomorrow night, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Tuesday 28th October, author of the BRHG pamphlet 'Race War', Neil Wynn will be presenting 'Black GI’s in Britain', taking a look at the wartime experience of US soldiers in Bristol and the West Country during WW2. Full details here
Hope you can make it to some of these events,

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