We are pleased to invite you to join us at our launch event for our project “The Stories behind the Pictures: Colonial Troops in the First World War’’.
Canham Turner (formerly named Staff House)
University of Hull
This project has been a collaboration between the Universities of Leeds & Hull, the Gateways to the FWW Public Engagement Centre, and community groups including the Iranian Community of Hull, Humberside All Nations Alliance, Hull Afro Caribbean Association and Hon Lok Senior Association.
For more information about the project look at our website at: http://www.icoh.org.uk/images.html
The launch event will be held in Hull on 20 October between 10:30 and 15:00, and will include hot lunch and refreshments.
At the event, the initial results of the project will be presented by participants, including a short film and banner mobile exhibition. In addition, there will be a number of presentations delivered by the academics and community organizations offering an opportunity for participants to share ideas and stories, broaden their knowledge about the area and get to know about the achievements of other groups working on similar projects across the UK.
This is a free event, but please register your attendance here
The speakers include:
Prof Alison Fell, University of Leeds and Dr Pedram Saeid, Director of Iranian Community of Hull: The Stories behind the Pictures: Colonial Troops in the First World War
Ms Lucy Moore, Leeds Museums & Galleries: Jogendra Nath Sen: A Life
Garry Stewart, Director of Recognize Black Heritage & Culture: There Were No Black in WW1
Kiran Sahota, Believe in Me CIC: Honouring Indian VC Soldiers in WW1 Exhibition
Steve Lau, Chairperson of Ensuring We Remember Campaign: Propaganda and Shifted Reality