83rd Anglo-American Conference

3 July, 2014 (All day)

Fought across the world, the First World War struck deepest at home. Few neighbourhoods, villages, towns or regions emerged untouched by the global conflict on 1914-18. Next year’s Anglo-American conference takes as its theme the impact of the First World War on the locality and local institutions, on the family and social life, and on the memorialisation of war in the built environment and in private life.

Co-organised with the British Association of Local History and the Victoria County History, the conference aims to be an international festival of local history seen through the lens of war. Our focus is not restricte