Aftermath of War in Lincolnshire
Bishop Grosseteste University, Robert Hardy Building
Saturday 28 April 2018
10.00-10.20 Tea/coffee and registration
10.20-10.30 Introduction: Professor David Stocker, President
10.30-12.00 Session 1
Dr David Crook (University of Nottingham), ‘The Aftermath of the Civil War of
1215-17: The Siege of Newark Castle, July 1218’.
Dr Andrew Kerr (University of Lincoln), ‘The Last Days of the Prisoner of War Camp at
Dr Andrew Walker (Rose Bruford College), ‘Remembering the Fallen? The Building of
Memorial Halls in Lincolnshire Following the First World War’.
1.00-2.30 Session 2
Dr Rob Wheeler, ‘Homes Fit for Heroes? Colonel Ruston and the Swanpool Garden
Dr John Manterfield, ‘Homes for Heroes in Grantham’.
Dr Andrew Jackson (Bishop Grosseteste University), ‘The Rural Fiction, Idyll and
Reality in Bernard Samuel Gilbert’s “Bly”: Creating a Pre-First World War
“World We Have Lost”’.
3.00-4.30 Session 3
Dr Dan Ellin, Professor Heather Hughes and Alessandro Pesaro (all of International
Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive, University of Lincoln),
‘Memorialising RAF Bomber Command: The Journey From Isolation to
Dr Abi Hunt (University of Lincoln), ‘Continuity or Change? Twentieth-Century
Agricultural Practice in Lincolnshire and the Impact of the Second World
Emily Gibbs (University of Liverpool), ‘“The Toll of War”: Post-World War II Nuclear
Anxieties and Cultures in Lincolnshire, 1980-85’.