Join Us! War Widows’ Stories Launch Event

It was almost a year ago that we launched War Widows' Stories live on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour with the aim to start recording and raising awareness of war widows' lives and experiences in Britain. With the help of the War Widows' Association of Great Britain, the Heritage Lottery Fund, and Liverpool John Moores University, since [...]

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, and the Heritage Lottery Fund.  THE PROJECT TEAM Dr Nadine Muller is the project leader for War Widows’ Stories. [...]

Press Release

Below you can find the press release for our project and its funding. If you'd like to have a custom article, conduct and interview with us about the project, or require images or other information, please contact us here.  War Widows' Stories Project Celebrates Award from Heritage Lottery Fund What is it like to be a [...]