Dr Martin Pugh - Women and The Great War
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 from 18:00 to 20:00 (BST)
Women and The Great War - First World War Commemoration Lecture.
Dr Martin Pugh graduated in modern history and politics in 1969. He subsequently completed research for his PhD. on ‘The background to the 1918 Representation of the People Act’ at Bristol University and the Institute of Historical Research, London University, from 1971 to 1974. Between 1974 and 1999 he was successively lecturer, senior lecturer and professor of modern British history at the Newcastle University.His latest book is Britain: Unification and Disintegration , a study of the current crisis of national identity.
Centre Stage Theatre
Gretna, Springfields and Eastriggs was a very important area during and after the Great War, the community saw the largest munitions factory built and also had the worst rail disaster in the history of the United Kingdom.