Abstract Accepted: Depicting Death at War

For: http://socrel.org.uk/call-for-papers-socrel-annual-conference-material-religion/ (accepted) Abstract: In the Second World War, the second ‘total war’ of the Twentieth Century, death was a daily reality for both those on the fighting fronts and those on the Home Front in Britain.  The Ministry of Information (MOI), officially formed at the outbreak of the Second World War, was the central governmental publicity machine, working with other official bodies, including the War Office. Its role was to tell the citizen ‘clearly and…

Learning Through Engagement with the Conference #JISCEL12

Last week I attended the JISC 'Innovating Learning' online conference - here's a blog post I wrote for 'Letters from the Edge' - the conference blog: This is a post, as with my ‘live’ blog posts, written as an ‘on the spot reflection’ rather than an agonised-over academic piece! Over the past few years, I may have sworn at virtual classrooms in my previous role. Once, however you stop focusing on the technology it’s great…