Propaganda in World War I: Means, Impacts and Legacies

Oct 08, 2014

World War I saw mobilization of propaganda on an unprecedented scale, which continues to form an important part of warfare to this day. The use of propaganda in wartime is not a modern invention. Societies have used and lived with...

Psychological Wounds of Conflict: The Impact of World War One

Aug 19, 2014

The emergence of the concept of shell shock during the First World War had focused unparalleled attention to the issue of traumatic illness. Today, the recognition of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has established in the minds of the public, media and the health professionals that war can...

World War I: One Hundred Years of Chemical Warfare

Aug 04, 2014

World War I, which saw the first use of chemical weapons, has changed attitudes to their use. In 2013, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the little heard of Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). According to the Norwegian Nobel Committee, the award was given to the group...