Institute of English Studies' 'Make Do and Mend' project attracts media attention

Friday 27 June 2014

Keep Calm and Carry On conquered the world, but it was too mundane for World War II. Designed on this day 75 years ago by the Ministry of Information (MOI), the iconic poster was surprisingly not seen in public until 2001. A four-year research project on the MOI by the Institute of English Studies (in collaboration with the Department of Digital Humanities [DDH] at King’s College London and the National Archives at Kew) is shedding new light on the previously hidden parts of the poster’s history.

Find out more about the project 

Read Dr Henry Irving's opinion piece about the project on The Conversation New Statesman Epoch Times and Business Insider