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Collaborative Seminar:

The Centre for Heritage Research, University of Leeds, in collaboration with Leeds Metropolitan University and the Yorkshire Air Museum presents:

Peace and Military Heritage

Thursday June 25th 2009

Venue: Yorkshire Air Museum,

Halifax Way, Elvington, York,

A free seminar, with free access to the Museum’s collections

    Aims of the seminar

  • To bring together archaeological and curatorial staff in dialogue on military and peace heritage
  • Debate representations of peace and warfare in a changing cultural climate
  • The place of peace and military heritage within the regional heritage of Yorkshire


  • Ian Reed: (Director, Yorkshire Air Museum) Welcome

  • Roger JC Thomas (English Heritage): English Heritage and the Military

  • Keith Matthews (York Museums Trust): Military Collections in a Social History Museum

  • Lynda Powell (Curator, Green Howards) The Green Howards Regimental Museum
  • Julie Obermeyer & Peter Nias (Peace Museum, Bradford): The Peace Museum: Working with Military Museums on Peace Education

  • Commentators:-

  • Graeme Gooday (University of Leeds) & Ed Walley (Leeds Metropolitan University)



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