Living Legacies 1914-18: Connecting Communities through researching First World War Heritage

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A one-day symposium, ‘Connecting Communities Through Researching First World War Heritage’, to be held at Newcastle University on Thursday 16 April 2015. This event brings together community projects and academic researchers working across the North East, and features a keynote address from Professor Veerle Van Eetvelde on her work on First World War landscapes in Belgium.

We invite anyone interested in the First World War and its heritage to join us at the event. Attendance is free, and lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please contact Emma Short at: to register by Tuesday 31 March 2015.

This event contributes to the AHRC-funded Living Legacies 1914-18 Engagement Centre programme (, in which Newcastle University is a partner organisation. The event is supported by the McCord Centre for Historic and Cultural Landscape (, and the Newcastle Institute for Social Renewal (
Period16 Apr 2015
Event typeConference
LocationNewcastle-upon-Tyne, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionRegional