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Personal profile

Research Interests

 

I am a lecturer in contemporary British history and joined Queen's in Jan 2015 having previously been at the University of Birmingham and the Open University. My research interests include race, immigration, the New Left, cultural studies, urban history, prostitution and photography.  I have published in Social HistoryHistory Workshop Journal and Patterns of Prejudice.  I am the co-editor of Cultural Studies 50 Years On (2016) and my first monograph - Black Handsworth: race in 1980s Britain - was published by the University of California Press in 2019.  My work has regularly been supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, while in 2019-2020 I was the recipipient of a Fulbright award that allowed me to conduct research in the USA. 

Teaching

Dr Kieran Connell teaches on the following programmes: 

HIS2018 The Making of Contemporary Britain

HIS2055 History and Society

HIS3119 'There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack': race and immigration in post-war Britain

MHY7079 From Blitz to Blair: exploring post-war Britain

MHY7035 Debates in History

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Projects 2016 2016

Research Output 2012 2019

  • 6 Article
  • 3 Book
  • 3 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Book/Film/Article review

Black Handsworth: Race in 1980s Britain

Connell, K., 2019, Berkeley : University of California Press. 216 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

In the Hands of Many? The Politics of Community Photography in Birmingham

Connell, K., 2019, Photography for Whom?. Vol. 1. p. 35-54

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

PROS: The Programme for the Reform of the Law on Soliciting, 1976–1982

Connell, K., 30 Sep 2019, (Accepted) In : Twentieth Century British History. 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Book Review: Black London: The Imperial Metropolis and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century

Connell, K., 20 Sep 2017, In : cultural and social history.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

prostitution
slum
South Asia
cultural studies
immigrant

Activities 2014 2019

Immigrants & Minorities (Journal)

Kieran Connell (Peer reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Contemporary British History (Journal)

Kieran Connell (Peer reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

Historical Journal (Journal)

Kieran Connell (Peer reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

The Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies and the Politics of Intellectual Work

Kieran Connell (Advisor)
19 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

AHRC Peer Review College (External organisation)

Kieran Connell (Advisor)
07 Jun 2019

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

Press / Media

A Very British History: the first black Brummies

Kieran Connell

19/02/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Photographing Vice on the Varna Road

Kieran Connell

26/01/2016

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Stark Images of Birmingham's Red Light District Go On Show

Kieran Connell

17/01/2016

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Tæt på kranke skæbner i Englands ondeste gade

Kieran Connell

16/01/2016

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

The failure of Kids Company is another nail in the coffin for the Big Society

Kieran Connell

07/08/2015

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Impact

Past, present and future: connecting communities with shared histories

Kieran Connell (Participant), Matthew Hilton (Participant)

Impact: Cultural Impact, Societial Impact