• Translations of Stobsiade

    We are delighted to announce that translations of “Stobsiade”, the Stobs Camp newspaper published by the civilian internees and later by the prisoners during the First World War, are now available to view on a […]

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  • Educational Learning Resource

    A new learning resource has been developed as part of a wider project examining the internment of ‘enemy aliens’ throughout the British Empire during the First World War. Through various classroom activities pupils can gain […]

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  • Upcoming talks in 2019

    The Stobs Camp Project is out on the road again soon. Here are our upcoming talks: – March 22-23, 2019 – Legacies of the First World War – Birmingham Festival March 28-30, 2019 – Knockaloe, […]

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  • Calling all volunteers!

    Calling all volunteers!

    The Stobs Camp Project is now looking for volunteers to help conduct research and to take part in on-site activities and workshops. Not only will your invaluable help be contributing to our shared knowledge of Stobs Camp but there […]

     
  • Stobs Camp Study Weekend

    Stobs Camp Study Weekend

    On the 18 & 19 June a free study weekend took place in Hawick focusing on Hawick’s German Prisoners and exploring Stobs Internment Camp in it’s global context. This was a fantastic, informative event led by Dr Stefan Manz […]

     
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    The Great War

    In October 1914, the authorities let it be known that Stobs was to be used as a Prisoner of War camp and a £50,000 contract was placed for the construction of 200 wooden huts which would […]