Oxford and the Great War: The War At Home

Professor William Whyte of St John’s College and Dr Anne Manuel of Somerville College discuss the impact of the First World War on Oxford itself, as the city became a huge hospital — as well as a haven for refugees from around the world. How did the life of the University, and the lives of students who didn’t go to war, change as a result of the conflict?

Image of Godley’s Own Oxford Volunteers marching past the Sheldonian: © Oxfordshire History Centre / Oxford University Images.