Andrews, Potential Cosmopolitan Sensibilities in Feminised and Mediated Remembrance in A. at the Society for Research into Higher Education Annual Conference in Bristol.Nov 2014 Keynote lecture, Anxiety, emotions and housekeeping, some thoughts on supporting student progression in FE at Inaugural Post Compulsory Education Training Conference at Bourneville College, Longbridge.
Maggie has a strong commitment to public engagement; from 2008-2013 she worked with the National Memorial Arboretum and Nottingham University to convene a series of seminars on .
Prof Andrews is Co -Investigator on the AHRC funded WWI engagement center Voices of War and Peace: The Great War and its Legacy leading on the theme of gender and the home front.
She also works with the Worcestershire WW1 100 Heritage Lottery Funded project and undertakes a range of media work. Examples of recent conference papers Feb 2015 Salting the Pig and Harvesting the Plums: gendered roles in rural Worcestershire in WW1 at Rural Womens Studies Conference, Texas State University.
Maggie has undertaken a range of media work, she was an AHRC-funded adviser to the BBC in the West Midlands on the World War One at Home project and is the historical consultant for the Radio 4 Drama Home Front (A new edition being published in November 2015.) Chapters in books 2015 M. Dec 2014 Temporality and Diversity: What role for pluralistic and engaged research practice in the future university?
Institute of Humanities & Creative Arts email: [email protected] tel: 01905 54 2426 Prof Maggie Andrews is a cultural historian whose work covers the social and cultural history of twentieth century Britain and the representation of that history within popular culture.
A key focus of her research is domesticity and femininity.She is the author of a range of publications including a feminist history of the Womens Institute movement and an exploration of the history of the inter-relationship of broadcasting, femininity and domesticity in twentieth century Britain.Her current work relates to domesticity and the Home Front in World War One and Two; she is currently writing a monograph on Women and Evacuation in the Second World War to be published by Bloomsbury Academic.Jean Webb at Symposium on First World War in late Twentieth and Twenty-first Century literature for children, young adults at Trinity College Dublin.June 2014 For Home and Country: the overriding appeal of commemorating the First World War, Competing Commemoration Conference, University of Chichester May 2014 Evacuation, Towneysim, Enforced Intimacy, and Rural Feminisms at the Berkshire Womens History Conference, University of Toronto.April 2014 Keynote Lecture, Commemorating the First World War: a cultural legacy of media remembrance The First World War and Its Global Legacies: 100 Years On, Conference at the University of Sunderland.