Ann-Marie Foster

Northumbria University
Ann-Marie Foster is an AHRC Heritage Consortium funded PhD student at Northumbria University. She is working on a thesis entitled 'The Ephemera of Remembrance in the Wake of War and Disaster c.1899-1939' which examines personal and family reactions to sudden loss due to war or disaster (mining, rail and sea) through objects and ephemera.

Family Mourning and the First World War

Public institutions are increasingly using personal stories from the First World War to provide an empathetic and personal access point to what could otherwise be an overwhelming conflict. Often, although not always, these tales include ones of profound loss; a … Continue reading

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