Popular Films

What themes unite better-known films about the First World War?

The Christmas Truce of 1914

How do you portray a moment of peace during the First World War when it’s not always clear what actually happened?

Peaky Blinders

Did the First World War inspire organised crime in inter-war Britain?

Babylon Berlin

How has the First World War been translated by German popular culture?

Heavy Metal

Why do some Heavy Metal bands examine the First World War?

Star Wars

How closely do the events of the First World War relate to those in ‘A Galaxy Far, Far Away’?

An Introduction

Who are we? What do we do? And what really happens at academic conferences during the tea breaks?