• 10am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
National Army Museum
  • 10am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

Love and attraction in propaganda

'Women of Britain Say - Go!' recruiting poster, 1915

Professor Jo Fox explores how love and sexual attraction were used to mobilise the nation during the World Wars.

Using examples from newspapers, postcards, posters, songs and films, Jo will demonstrate how the promise of love, sex and romance was used to encourage enlistment during the First and Second World Wars.

Jo Fox is a professor of Modern British and European History at the University of Durham.

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