First World War

  • November 2, 2013

    'Dangerous Women' is the title of a conference taking place this weekend on the brave women who campaigned against the First World War, and for gender and social justice.

  • November 1, 2013

    Changing times may be best served by less rigidity about symbols, says Jill Segger. As the centenary of World War I approaches, she suggests that the white poppy opens up a space in which remembrance can go hand in hand with repentance for the failure that is war.

  • October 25, 2013

    2014 marks the hundredth anniversary of the beginning of the First World War during which more than 16 million people were killed and 20 million wounded.

  • November 12, 2010

    The oldest former member of the UK's navy has been described as a “pacifist” by his family. Claude Choules, 109, has refused to mark Armistice Day this week.