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Vivienne Gaskin

Vivienne Gaskin

Vivienne is a curator and academic in contemporary arts practice. She have previously been Director of Live and Digital Art at the institute of Contemporary Arts in London for ten years and founded her own artist representation and consultancy business VGCM Ltd. She has been a lecturer at Birkbeck College London, University of Leeds and University of Gloucestershire.

Dr Henry Irving

Dr Henry Irving

Historian of mid-twentieth century Britain, with particular interests in communication and the relationship between state and society.

Professor  Katy Shaw

Professor Katy Shaw

Professor  Katy Shaw is Associate Director of the CCA: Centre for Culture and the Arts, Principal Lecturer in Contemporary Literature and Head of English at Leeds Beckett University.

Dr Shane Ewen

Dr Shane Ewen

Shane Ewen is an urban historian specialising in 19th and 20th century urban space, identity, environmental disasters and governance. He is the author of What is Urban History? (Polity Press, 2015), which maps the growth and contours of the field for a wide readership. He is co-editor of Urban History (Cambridge University Press). He is also a Director of the Urban History Association in North America, is the UK Representative on the European Association for Urban History, and is also on the Conference Committee for the UK Urban History Group. He is currently Co-Investigator on a 4-year Arts and Humanities Research Project, Forged by Fire: Burns Injury and Identity in Britain, c.1800-2000.

Professor Heather Shore

Professor Heather Shore

Heather Shore has published widely in the field of crime and penal history. Her research encompasses the history of youth offending, the historical evolution of the idea of the criminal underworld, and British organised crime in the interwar period of the twentieth century. Heather is co-convenor of History UK (HUK), co-chair for the Criminal Justice Strand of the European Social Science History Conference (ESHHC), and a founding member of the British Crime Historians (BCH).

Dr Kelly Hignett

Dr Kelly Hignett

Kelly Hignett is Lecturer in History. She specialises in the modern history of central and eastern Europe. Her research interests relate to crime, social deviance and dissent in communist and post-communist central and eastern Europe and the former USSR.

Dr Helen Dampier

Dr Helen Dampier

Helen Dampier is Senior Lecturer in Social and Cultural History. Her interdisciplinary research concerns the use of life writings, especially letters, diaries and testimonies, as historical sources. Helen's particular interest is in nineteenth and twentieth century South African history.

Dr Robert Burroughs

Dr Robert Burroughs

Robert’s research is in nineteenth-century literature and culture. His main specialisms are representations of colonialism, slavery and the slave trade. He also studies writing about travel and writing about the sea.

Dr Rachel Rich

Dr Rachel Rich

Rachel Rich is a Senior Lecturer in History. Her interest is the cultural and social history of modern Europe, with a particular interest in class and gender. Her research has focused on food and eating habits and, currently, women's timekeeping practices in nineteenth-century France.

Dr James McGrath

Dr James McGrath

James lectures in English, History and Media. His specialist areas are popular music (particularly The Beatles / 1960s) and the crossing of Cultural Studies into disability theory / medical humanities (especially concerning autism). James is also a widely published poet.

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