A different kind of memorialisation.

BBC Hull and East Yorkshire has published an amazing story of three friends, Cliff, Paul and Ron, who were due to go on a fishing trip to Thailand together. Sadly, Ron died from cancer before the trip. The two friends decided to go to Thailand anyway and with Ron’s prior permission they used his ashes…

Media coverage and the deaths of black people in custody

An interesting article has been published in the openDemocracy.net  and the Guardian    highlighting the lack of media coverage when it comes to the deaths of black people in custody in the UK. The author of ‘Black lives matter in Britain too: why does our media care less’ Kiri Kankhwendeor compares the lack of coverage…

The origins of Anzac Day

Remember Me guest-blogger Dr Jenny Macleod, Department of History University of Hull explores the origins of a national day of commemoration in Australia and New Zealand The 25th of April 2016 marks the centenary of the origins of an extraordinary phenomenon: Anzac Day. What has now become the pre-eminent national day in Australia, marked by…