War Widows’ Stories Volunteers Complete Oral History Interview Training

On 25 January 2017, we organised a training day for our War Widows' Stories volunteer interviewers at London's YHA St Pauls. Thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund and to the Oral History Society, our interviewers had the chance to learn about oral history and its roots, as well as becoming familiar with how to conduct … Continue reading War Widows’ Stories Volunteers Complete Oral History Interview Training

War Widows’ Association Annual Service of Remembrance

Today, on 12 November 2016 at 12.30PM, members of the War Widows’ Association of Great Britain (WWA), their families, friends, supporters, and guests will gather for the War Widows' Association's Annual Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph. We will meet in King Charles Street at noon to walk the short distance to the Cenotaph, where the … Continue reading War Widows’ Association Annual Service of Remembrance

War Widows’ Stories Launches Live on Woman’s Hour

Today, on Armistice Day, Mary Moreland (WWA Chair Elect) and Dr Nadine Muller officially launched War Widows' Stories by appearing live on Radio 4's Woman's Hour. Talking to Jenni Murray at the BBC's Old Broadcasting House in London, Mary and Nadine shared the motivation behind the project and explained why War Widows' Stories is such … Continue reading War Widows’ Stories Launches Live on Woman’s Hour

War Widows’ Stories Wins Award from Heritage Lottery Fund!

We are thrilled to announce that War Widows' Stories has received a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Sharing Heritage grant. Commenting on the award, Dr Nadine Muller - the project leader - said: “War widowhood is an inevitable and undeniable, yet largely forgotten, part of war. War Widows’ Stories wants to help afford these women their rightful place in history … Continue reading War Widows’ Stories Wins Award from Heritage Lottery Fund!

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 … Continue reading What We Do

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 … Continue reading Who We Are