Following the end of the First World War, the soldiers returned home to resume their lives. Many though had sustained physical and/or mental injuries, requiring medical support. However, the state could not look after them all, with many having to rely on charitable institutions or family.
In Britain, the First World War had an impact on the lives of everyone - young or old, male or female. The horrors soldiers faced while away fighting is well documented, but less has been said about those that stayed at home.
As part of the British Empire, Asian soldiers fought for the Allies in the Middle East campaign. However, similar to black soldiers, their contribution during the First World War has often been overlooked.
The Social Media Award recognises the growing importance of socially shared video and showcases the best short films made with social media platforms in mind.
Stonehenge is the centrepiece of a fascinating archaeological landscape. On the anniversary of the site being given to the nation, we look back at some of the research the AHRC has funded at and around this iconic monument.
This is a brand new film category for 2018, designed to showcase the stories and impact of human migration at a transnational, national and/or local community level.
We asked AHRC funded PhD student Becky Lawton to tell us about her involvement with the major new exhibition at the British Library on the Anglo-Saxon.
This online gallery features images from the world’s first archive of murals focused on modern slavery and human trafficking. The archive was launched in 2018 as part of the AHRC-funded, Antislavery Usable Past project which is embedding the lessons of past antislavery movements into the contemporary movement to end global slavery
Jacob Downs is researching the popularity of headphones for his AHRC-funded PhD in the Department of Music at the University of Sheffield.
This week we’re starting with the Doctoral Award or Early Career Film, which showcases the rich and diverse research produced as a result of AHRC funding.