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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

Henry is a Senior Lecturer in Public History and the level lead for the MA Social History.

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.

Dr Jessica Van Horssen

Dr Jessica Van Horssen

Dr. Jessica van Horssen's scholarship focusses on the history of environmental health in North America and the wider world. Her work highlights the connections between modernity and toxicity in bodies of land, human bodies, and the body politic.

Dr Robert Burroughs

Dr Robert Burroughs

Rob Burroughs is a cultural historian and literary critic working on the nineteenth century. He specialises in the areas of empire, humanitarianism, slavery and race.

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 Martina Topić

Dr Martina Topić

Dr Martina Topić is a senior lecturer in Public Relations in Leeds Business School. Her research interests are Women’s Studies and Journalism practice.

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

Dr James McGrath is Lecturer in English and Creative Writing. James’s recent book Naming Adult Autism is one of the first critiques of literary, cultural and medical narratives of autism to be authored by an adult diagnosed with this condition.  

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