Don’t mention the war? History, mythology and a new construction of British identity

Sheffield Salon event on World War II and national identity:

In the company of our panel of speakers, all recognised authorities in their field (, this Salon hopes to examine the important contemporary issues of national identity that now rest on the idea of the ‘People’s War’. Join us in a wide-ranging conversation that hopes to explore our contemporary preoccupation with the Second World War and what this might mean in a society searching for a coherent national identity.

Wednesday 28th November 2012, 7pm to 9pm at the Exhibition Space, Jessop West, University of Sheffield, 1 Upper Hanover Street, Sheffield S3 7RA (opp. Henderson’s Relish building, map here).
 £5 / £3(concessions), all welcome. Doors open 6.30pm.

TicUniversity of Sheffieldkets are available on the door, but a secure box office with tickets for this event is available in advance here.


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