As the World War One events series travels the globe, we report on the broadcasted discussions and run a series of blog posts, inviting guest writers to comment and debate.
Perspectives on the First World War centenary
Blog: How was India involved in the First World War?
The First World War and its global impact set in motion forces that developed into India’s independence movement. Is a promising shift emerging in the UK’s discussions about WW1?
Blog: Event in Turkey: Nation building and modernity
As part of the Series The war that changed the world, internationally acclaimed author Elif Şafak explored the themes of memory and forgetting in relation to the new nati
Blog: Why Turkey hasn't forgotten the First World War
Turkey would be a different entity today, had it not been for World War One.
The Waging of the War, Method and Morality
One hundred years ago the First World War set the course for the twentieth century; for the countries that took part nothing would be the same again.
Nationalism and World War One
Balkan historians and theatre director Haris Pasovic joined BBC journalist Allan Little to discuss the drive for nationhood during World War One and its impact of nationalism today.
Blog: we need to move beyond 'us versus them'
As we mark 100 years since the start of the First World War in 1914, is it still useful to think about a country’s contribution and loss in national terms?
Prince William and Theo Walcott support Football Remembers
HRH the Duke of Cambridge and Theo Walcott are involved as judges in Football Remembers.
Blog: Why people risk their lives to go to the theatre
Nihad Kreševljaković, director of the Sarajevo War Theatre, explains why people in crisis regions risk their lives to go the theatre.