What We Do

Every year, we celebrate and commemorate the lives and sacrifices of those who have fought and fallen in service for their country. Still, we know little about the lives and experiences of the wives and families that service personnel and veterans leave behind. They are not commemorated as heroes. We do not talk about their [...]

What You Can Find on This Website

At the moment, this website will keep you up to date with news about the project. You can also learn about the history of war widowhood in Britain on our History pages. In our Library you can find out about novels, poetry, art, and newspaper articles that feature war widows. Once we have trained our volunteers in oral [...]

Who We Are

War Widows’ Stories is a collaborative project between Dr Nadine Muller (Liverpool John Moores University) and the War Widows’ Association of Great Britain, and it is funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council, the British Academy, Arts Council England, the Heritage Lottery Fund, and Liverpool John Moore University. THE PROJECT TEAM Dr Nadine Muller is [...]