Monday, 3 March 2014

PRONI: First World War Resources Showcase Evening

Another event at PRONI (www.proni.gov.uk) in Belfast this month:

PRONI: First World War Resources Showcase Evening
Thursday 20th March 2014, 6pm to 8pm

PRONI is a huge repository of stories relating to this global conflict. This evening of talks will highlight these riches and explore means of working with these in the digital age.

PROGRAMME
• Introduction - Maggie Smith
• Overview of First World War Sources - Ian
Montgomery
• Women at War - Ann McVeigh
• History Making: Lady Londonderry, The Women’s Legion and the First World War - Brett Irwin
• Home Front - Stephen Scarth
• Questions to the Speakers
• Close - Stephen McGowan

This event is organised by PRONI and supported by the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure, in partnership with Digital Circle. It is being staged as part of NI Creativity Month.

Admission is FREE but booking is essential. Please use Eventbrite to reserve your place, or by following this link http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/digital-circle-first-world-war-sources-at-proni-tickets-10629225299 . The Heritage Cafe at PRONI will be open until 5pm on the day of this event.

(With thanks to Gavin McMahon)

Chris

My latest genealogy books are Tracing Your Family History on the Internet (2nd ed), Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, and Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet. My next Pharos course is Scottish Research Online, which commences Feb 27th 2014, 5 weeks, price £45.99.

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