Memorialisation on BBC The Why Factor

A very interesting piece on how we remember the dead and why does it matter? Mike Williams considers the promise of so many nations never to forget the death and suffering of World War One, and explores how the dead have been remembered around the world and through the ages  http://bbc.in/1tMhwYF Advertisements

Surveying Memorialisation in Freetown

In December a member of our team (Dr Lee Karen Stow) visited Freetown in Sierra Leone, West Africa, to explore different forms of memorialisation. Here are some reflections from the trip by Lee. In December 2015 I visited Hull’s twin city of Freetown in Sierra Leone, West Africa, a city I have visited seven times since…