1. About the SSN

The SSN is a network of national and international organisations that tell stories of 20th and 21st century conflict. Our aim is to share knowledge and skills amongst the many organisations and groups across the UK and further afield, who cover this subject matter in their work. The Network is generously supported by Arts Council England and Art Fund.


2. Joining the SSN

Free to join, the SSN is open to not-for-profit organisations including museums, archives, libraries, universities and colleges and special interest groups. Being a Member of the SSN gives each one of us a stronger collective voice, access to a wealth of expertise and resources, and opportunities to promote our plans.

IWM is an apolitical organisation and, as such, we are unable to support activities that are aligned to a particular party or political group. Members must ensure that their association with the SSN is not used for purposes that may bring IWM unfairly into disrepute.

Full details of copyright issues relating to the site, and information on the use of the Free SSN Resources can be found in the Member Agreement.


3. Your Details

- Membership form

When you sign up to our SSN Membership, you agree for your details to be entered onto our database, which is stored with Mailchimp. It means the details submitted including your name and email will be automatically shared with Mailchimp. The personal details you provide for your SSN Membership will only be used for the purposes of contacting you about SSN activity, and our use is covered by the IWM Privacy Policy. You may also wish to read Mailchimp’s Privacy Policy.

- E newsletter mailing list

When signing up to the SSN you can also sign up to receive the Members’ E Newsletters, which will be sent to the email address provided. You can change your preferences at any time by clicking the link in the footer of each email we send.

- Sharefile (Citrix)

When you access our digital resources via Sharefile (Citrix), you are prompted to provide your email address, name and (optional) company. The personal details you provide will only be used for the purposes of contacting you about how you use the resources. Further details can be found in the Sharefile (Citrix) Privacy Policy


Updated 10 February 2020

War and Conflict Subject Specialist Network