WRITER/RESEARCH: PhD Thesis: The planning, design and reception of British Home Front propaganda posters in the Second World War
My Google Alert for ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ is going quite bonkers over the last few weeks (see example, and I post some to a Facebook page), and I’ve also seen comparisons of the current coronavirus crisis with the Second World War, and the need for ‘the Blitz spirit’ and the need to be […]
Within my 1997 undergraduate dissertation, and my 2004 PhD thesis, I (unintentionally) provided the story of the now ubiquitous ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ (KCCO) poster (read an extract here), whilst I was writing about two very early posters produced by the British Government in the Second World War – Your Courage, and Freedom is […]
Having moved to Manchester Metropolitan University, I have had a long overdue chance to catch up with Jim Aulich, who has written a number of books on (propaganda) posters. I had missed the ‘Posters Network’ being created, but am now in process of membership. It self-describes as: The Posters Network aims to make links between […]
So, in clearing you some stuff this evening, I found my A-Level project on … Second World War Posters – this is where all the fun pre-BA and PhD started! Read the project (PDF)
ASREC: Propaganda with a Mission: Learning from the Second World War for the Christian Sector in a Digital Age
Today’s conference paper for ASREC (Association for Religion, Economics and Culture), held at Durham University.