Searching for Body and Mind : 25 results found | RSS Feed for this search

1

Shot at Dawn Shot at Dawn

Description

To commemorate the centennial of the First World War, the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art has commissioned the young British photographer Chloe Dewe Mathews to produce a new body of work, the outcomes of which will be the … Continue reading → To commemorate the centennial of the First World War, the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art has commissioned the young British photographer Chloe Dewe Mathews to produce a new body of work, the outcomes of which will be the … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind | Body and Mind | The Memory of War | The Memory of War

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Soldiers on leave / Les Permissionnaires Soldiers on leave / Les Permissionnaires

Description

Dr Emmanuelle Cronier , Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Birmingham, examines the different experiences of service leave during the First World War. A key war-time experience that played a vital role in social cohesion during the conflict. Watch … Continue reading → Dr Emmanuelle Cronier , Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Birmingham, examines the different experiences of service leave during the First World War. A key war-time experience that played a vital role in social cohesion during the conflict. Watch … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind | Body and Mind | Material Culture | Material Culture | Strange Meetings | Strange Meetings | 355 (Military science) | 355 (Military science) | 790 (Recreational & performing arts) | 790 (Recreational & performing arts) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | GV (Recreation. Leisure) | GV (Recreation. Leisure) | U (Military Science) | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization – distribution – military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization – distribution – military situation) | 790 (Recreational & performing arts) | 790 (Recreational & performing arts) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 The Influenza Pandemic of 1918

Description

As it worked its way across the globe, the influenza virus of 1918 gave little warning to its victims that a visitation was at hand. One day, their communities were free from the affliction; on the next, their lives were … Continue reading → As it worked its way across the globe, the influenza virus of 1918 gave little warning to its victims that a visitation was at hand. One day, their communities were free from the affliction; on the next, their lives were … Continue reading →

Subjects

Aftermath | Aftermath | Body and Mind | Body and Mind | Teaching | Teaching

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Conflict Culture Conflict Culture

Description

How much do we really know about the experience of the average individual soldier? In this video and audio podcast, Matthew Leonard, University of Bristol, discusses the unique conflict culture that developed on the front lines during the First World … Continue reading → How much do we really know about the experience of the average individual soldier? In this video and audio podcast, Matthew Leonard, University of Bristol, discusses the unique conflict culture that developed on the front lines during the First World … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind | Body and Mind | From Space to Place | From Space to Place | Strange Meetings | Strange Meetings | Teaching | Teaching | 355 (Military science) | 355 (Military science) | 911 (Historical geography) | 911 (Historical geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Podcast | Podcast | U (Military Science) | U (Military Science)

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Stigmata: Military Insignia and the Recognition of Wounded Combatants during the Great War

Description

If uniforms enforce standardisation, a sense of corporate identity, insignia provides a counter-stimulus towards individuation. Military insignia of the major combatants prior to the Great War can broadly be separated between rank, unit, and ‘proficiency’. The first and second had … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Drugs and DORA

Description

Prior to 1916, there were no restrictions on the possession and use of cocaine, opium and other psychoactive drugs in Britain; the Poisons and Pharmacy Act of 1908 stipulated only that pharmacists had to have been introduced to prospective buyers … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

‘Surplus Women’: a legacy of World War One?

Description

More than 700,000 British men were killed during World War One. This tragic loss of life affected the lives of young women in 1920s Britain. Virginia Nicholson has discussed in her 2007 book, Singled Out, the difficulties of unmarried women … Continue reading →

Subjects

Aftermath | Body and Mind | Unconventional Soldiers | 610 (Medical Sciences) | 900 (History & geography) | Blogs | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | HQ1101-2030.7 (Women. Feminism) | R131-687 (Medicine - history of medicine) | UH (Medical Sciences - other services) | 900 (History & geography)

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Rose Macaulay, Hurt-Berries and Compassion Fatigue

Description

The term ‘compassion fatigue’ is usually associated with a disinclination to donate to yet another mammoth charity telethon. The OED defines the phrase as ‘apathy or indifference towards the suffering of others’, and cites an early usage in a 1987 … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind | 820 (English literature) | 821 (English poetry) | Blogs | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | HQ1101-2030.7 (Women. Feminism) | PN (Literature)

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

’s fight against Venereal Disease in the ‘Heroic Age of Prostitution’* The British Army’s fight against Venereal Disease in the ‘Heroic Age of Prostitution’*

Description

There were well over a hundred and fifty men waiting for opening time, singing Mademoiselle from Armentiéres and other lusty songs. Right on the dot of 6 PM a red lamp over the doorway of the brothel was switched on. … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | HQ1101-2030.7 (Women. Feminism) | R (Medicine) | R131-687 (Medicine - history of medicine) | UH (Medical Sciences - other services)

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Influenza pandemic and its relation to World War I The 'Spanish' Influenza pandemic and its relation to World War I

Description

A world-wide epidemic caused by influenza viruses led to between 50 and 100 million deaths in 1918 and 1919 (as much as 1 of every 18 people). Because neutral Spain was not censoring news it became associated with Spain but … Continue reading →

Subjects

Aftermath | Body and Mind | Teaching | 355 (Military science) | 610 (Medical Sciences) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | Global Views | R (Medicine) | R131-687 (Medicine - history of medicine) | Simulations | UH (Medical Sciences - other services)

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Mutiny on the Aisne

Description

The appalling conditions that the average soldier experienced during the First World War are almost impossible for 21st century society to appreciate. Mud, filth, lice, death, disease and macabre landscapes were the grotesque realities of the frontline, making everyday life, … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind | Consent | Dissent and Revolution

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

The Dying Kiss: Gender and Intimacy in the Trenches of World War I

Description

In the trenches of World War I, the norms of tactile contact between men changed profoundly. Mutilation and mortality, loneliness and boredom, the strain of constant bombardment, the breakdown of language and the sense of alienation from home led to … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind | 820 (English literature) | 821 (English poetry) | Blogs | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | PN (Literature)

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

The Etaples flu Pandemic?

Description

Although the USA once claimed the dubious honour of being the seat of the ‘Spanish ‘Flu’ pandemic, with an outbreak in March 1918 at Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Kansas, new research supports the theory that the disease originated at the … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Wartime Art and Grief

Description

In this podcast Dr Claudia Siebrecht, Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Sussex, discusses German women and the aesthetics of loss portrayed through art during the First World War. Watch and download the podcast at: http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/wartime-art-and-grief This … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind | Religion and Spirituality | Teaching | 700 (Arts) | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | N (Fine Arts)

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Women in WWI Resources International Women's Day - Women in WWI Resources

Description

It’s International Women’s Day and we have a range of resources to provide some new perspectives on women and World War I. Those familiar with the site may have noticed we do not have a theme entitled ‘women’s experience’. This … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind | Teaching | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality)

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Curtains Drawn: The Experience of Leeds in World War One

Description

#WW1 Leeds and the Preservative Party Upon the declaration of war on 4th August 1914, Leeds City Council held a special meeting in response to the news, whilst the people of Leeds began to panic buy food. The impact of … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind | The Memory of War | 355 (Military science) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | Blogs | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization ? distribution ? military situation) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services)

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Pen and Sword Pt. III: 5 Questions

Description

[N.B. This is the third in a series of posts about the history of British propaganda efforts during the First World War — the inaugural post can be read here. The main focus of the series will be on the … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Material Culture | Unconventional Soldiers | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 820 (English literature) | 940 (General history of Europe) | J (Political Science) | ww1 | 358 (Other specialized forces & services)

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

The Growing Interest in Spiritualism during and after WW1 ?A solace to a tortured world?? - The Growing Interest in Spiritualism during and after WW1

Description

In the 21st century, how many of us believe in ghosts? Is commune with the dead now confined to the pages of teenage fiction and mass market horror? Or could we, as a society, once more turn to spiritualism in … Continue reading →

Subjects

Aftermath | Body and Mind | Religion and Spirituality | 200 (Religion) | B (Philosophy Psychology Religion) | Bereavement | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality)

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Spiritualism in Australia and the Great War

Description

I was interested to read Suzanne Grogan?s post about the largely unacknowledged, and certainly incompletely explored question of spiritualism in the Great War. As in so many aspects of the war, Robert Graves?s Goodbye to All That alerted me forty-odd … Continue reading →

Subjects

Aftermath | Body and Mind | Religion and Spirituality | 200 (Religion) | B (Philosophy Psychology Religion)

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Basket Case

Description

It is, without a doubt an offensive phrase. In its modern meaning, it is applied to someone who appears frazzled or mentally unstable; incapable of proper action due to emotional stress. The phrase itself is supposedly linked to the First … Continue reading →

Subjects

Aftermath | Body and Mind | 610 (Medical Sciences) | R (Medicine) | R131-687 (Medicine - history of medicine) | UH (Medical Sciences - other services)

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

The National Egg Collection for Wounded Soldiers and Sailors 1914-1918

Description

The National Egg Collection was launched in November 1914 following proposals put forward by Frederick Carl, the editor of Poultry World. The aim initially was to provide 20,000 newly-laid eggs a week to the wounded in hospital in Boulogne. However, … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind | Material Culture | Home Front | National Egg Collection | ww1

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

s Ministry Men Lloyd George's Ministry Men

Description

On 24 November 1918, Prime Minister David Lloyd George gave a speech in Wolverhampton. The Armistice two weeks earlier meant he was ‘the man who won the war’. Yet still, he told them: ‘the work is not over yet – … Continue reading →

Subjects

Aftermath | Body and Mind | 320 (Political science) | 610 (Medical Sciences) | J (Political Science) | R (Medicine) | R131-687 (Medicine - history of medicine) | ww1

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Why July 1916 was an important month for professional women

Description

When I set out to trace exactly what my grandmother, Dr Isabella Stenhouse, had done in WW1, one document particularly intrigued me: her offer to serve with the British Army. This seemed to make little sense because, so far as … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Some Sounds of the War

Description

The First World War’s cultural impact can be felt quite heavily in song as well as in literature and art. A distinction should first be cast between two different kinds of songs: those that were popular on the home front … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Decomposing: Debussy and the Trauma Process

Description

By considering how artists are influenced by, and become influencers of, cultural trauma, and the role of this in national identity, we can understand how the impact of World War One affects our sense of self today. ***** The year … Continue reading →

Subjects

Body and Mind | The Memory of War

License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

Site sourced from

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/feed/

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata