Lunchtime Concert - Ballads of Battle

Lunchtime Concert - Ballads of Battle     ‌Friday 11 November, 1.20pm   As part of the University's lunchtime concert series taking place in Bonar Hall, Ken Murray (baritone) and Graeme Stevenson (piano) will perform musical settings of Lee's poems that have not been performed since the Great War. No need to book - visit the Lunchtime Concerts website for details....

Reanimating H G Wells

An exhibition in the Tower Foyer Gallery, University of Dundee Saturday 5 November–Saturday 23 December | Mon–Fri 09.30–19.00, Sat 13.00-17.00 Marking 150 years since the birth of visionary writer H G Wells, this exhibition features striking pieces of art, design and typography created by Graphic Design students at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, made in response to Wells’s pioneering scientific romances. Both Level 2 and Level 3 students have created work for the show, resulting in a wide variety of forms including newspapers, posters, book covers, mode...

Ballads of Battle: Joseph Lee, Poet and Artist Exhibition opening in the Lamb Gallery, Tower Building on Friday 26 August, 5-6.30pm.?

“Of the verse that has come straight from the trenches, the Ballads of Battle are among the very best. The horror, the exultation, the weariness and the humour of trench warfare are here.” - The Spectator As part of the on-going commemorations of the centenary of the Great War, the University of Dundee’s Archive and Museum Services (Culture & Information) have created a new exhibition celebrating the life and work of the Dundee writer and illustrator Joseph Lee (1876-1949), whose first book of war poetry, Ballads of Battle was published 100 years ago. Ballads of Battle&...

What do records do in people's lives that nothing else does?

Activation and impact: the societal role of records and record-keepers  This two day conference is organised by the Centre for Archive and Information Studies, in association with the UK Forum for Archives and Records Management Education and Research. It addresses the question "What do records do in people's lives that nothing else does?". A range of international speakers will discuss this in a number of contexts including social justice, integrated data, disclosure risk and FOI, litigation and reconciliation, participatory archives, and managing email and information in a Web 2.0 world.  ...

Pole Tay Pole

We would like to invite you to visit a one day only exhibition in the Zoology Museum Sunday 14 February 11am-4pm featuring artworks inspired by Dundee's historic connection with polar exploration and whaling. As the major European centre of the whaling industry, Dundee men sailed regularly to the Arctic seas, bringing back not just whale product but specimens for museums and Inuit artefacts traded with the native people they met. Dundee’s expertise in building whaling ships led the Discovery and many other Antarctic exploration vessels to be built in the city, and a former Dundee student, Aliste...