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Reflections on Cold War Voices: Stories, Speech and Sound, 1945-1991

On 22nd and 23rd of January 2020 Grace and I had the pleasure of hosting about 40 delegates at the University of Bristol for our ‘Cold War Voices: Stories, Speech and Sound, 1945-1991’ conference. In addition, we and our delegates were some of the 150 or so people, including pupils from local schools and members … Continue reading Reflections on Cold War Voices: Stories, Speech and Sound, 1945-1991

‘Cold War Voices: Stories, Speech and Sound, 1945-1991’ conference

Over the last few months we’ve been working hard to organise our conference: ‘Cold War Voices: Stories, Speech and Sound, 1945-1991’. Now that much of the organisation is complete, we can look forward to welcoming 25 speakers from around the world to Bristol to share their research in January. Over the course of two days, … Continue reading ‘Cold War Voices: Stories, Speech and Sound, 1945-1991’ conference

The Fall of the Berlin Wall

The following blog by Dr Grace Huxford is a copy of a blog originally published on 8 November 2019 by our funder , the Arts and Humanities Research Council. For more detail see: https://ahrc-blog.com/2019/11/08/the-fall-of-the-berlin-wall-british-residents-remember-november-1989/ It includes a link to an interview with Grace about the project on BBC Radio 3 and the AHRC's 'New Thinking … Continue reading The Fall of the Berlin Wall

Berlin: British Cold War City, 1945-1994, PhD studentship

The Principal Investigator of the 'British Military Bases in Germany' project, Dr Grace Huxford, will be acting as a supervisor on an exciting new Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Studentship funded by the AHRC and in collaboration with the Imperial War Museum on “Berlin: British Cold War City, 1945-1994”. If you meet the relevant qualifications and are … Continue reading Berlin: British Cold War City, 1945-1994, PhD studentship

Welcome!

Welcome to the 'British Military Bases in Germany' blog. Over the coming year, I will be using this blog to share aspects of my research into the social history of base communities and to share some of the fascinating, moving and amusing experiences of those who lived, worked or grew up in Germany. I will … Continue reading Welcome!