Nina Kruglikova

Dr Nina Kruglikova is Development and Communications Officer at Jesus College, Oxford. She holds a DPhil in Geography and the Environment and an MSc in Environmental Management from Oxford University. Before coming to Oxford, she gained a First in Linguistics and completed her doctoral research on British and American war propaganda posters at Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia. Nina is a regular participant at international conferences and workshops, and her papers are published in peer-reviewed journals. She is a member of the International Society for First World War Studies.

Weapons of Mass Persuasion: The First World War in Posters

The British poster artist Cyril Kenneth Bird, known as Fougasse, once referred to posters as “anything stuck on a wall with the objective of persuading the passer-by” (Stanley, 1983: 7).  To persuade the passer-by appears to be the main function … Continue reading

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