Friday 22 August 2014

Researching WW1 – Sources & Resources, PRONI

PRONI - Titanic Boulevard, Belfast
Details of PRONI's conference Researching the First World War – Sources and Resources have been confirmed. 

The event, which will be aimed at community groups and researchers, is designed to illustrate the sources in PRONI for First World War research and the other resources available to groups or individuals planning First World War projects.

The Keynote address will be given by Dr Timothy Bowman of University of Kent, on “Ireland In The First World War”. 

There will also be contributions from Jason Bourke on “East Belfast and the Great War”, and The Museums of the Royal Irish Regiment. 

Speakers from The Living Legacies 1914-18 Engagement Centre at Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland Screen, Community Relations Council and Heritage Lottery Fund will also be attending, and the event will see the official launch of PRONI's WWW1 Source Guide, which was released in July.

The free event will take place on Tuesday 5 September, from 10am to 4:30pm. Booking is essential; to reserve your place, email or telephone 028 90 534800.