Remembering, Loss and Poetry

Guest-blogger Catherine Sadler reflects on the influences of remembrance and loss on her work as a poet. When I think about the idea of remembering, or remembrance, I immediately, and perhaps rather obviously, think about loss – the loss of a person, an idea, a dream, a place, a building, an experience, a history, or…

Remembrance is Not Enough.

Guest-blogger Sarah Bartey, Museum Assistant at The Peace Museum, tells the story of a unique object of remembrance held in their collection. In our collection at The Peace Museum, we have many objects relating to remembrance, including a beautiful banner by Thalia Campbell a peace protester famous for her banners. The banner includes the words…

Come Join Us! ‘Heroes & Loved Ones’ Public Feedback Event, 22 November, 2016.

As the nation gathers to mark Remembrance Sunday the University of Hull is conducting research into memorialisation practices. A year ago members of the Remember Me research team and student volunteers attended Remembrance Sunday ceremonies in Beverley to conduct fieldwork. The team, led by Emeritus Professor Margaret Holloway, asked people to reflect on what Remembrance…