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Internment Research Centre Launch and Seminar 2018

November 3, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Join the project partners in celebrating and sharing resources for the study of internment

Taking Stobs near Hawick as a starting point, the IRC will be the only centre in Britain to study past and present internment throughout the world.

3rd November 2018 at the Heritage Hub, Hawick, TD9 0AE

10am to 1pm, followed by free buffet lunch

There will be an opening welcome from Jens-Peter Voss, Consul General at the German Consulate in Edinburgh.

A team of international scholars will present IRC resources and projects on life behind the wire during the First World War.

Display of artefacts, collections, books and translations of the Stobs Camp newspaper and internee letters.

For the full programme click here.

The event is free but booking is required.

Contact localhistory@liveborders1.org.uk or 01450 360699

Followed at 2pm to 4pm by the opening of the refurbished War Memorial Room in Hawick Museum and the exhibition ‘Behind the Wire: Civilian Internment in the British Empire, 1914-1919’.


November 3, 2018
9:30 am - 2:00 pm


Heritage Hub
Hawick, TD9 0AE United Kingdom
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01450 360699