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PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - Race and immigration - Urban history - The New Left

20122019

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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

Research Output

  • 7 Article
  • 4 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 3 Book
  • 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 Oct 2019, 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

  • Activities

    Urban History Conference

    Kieran Connell (Chair)
    2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    ECR media workshop

    Kieran Connell (Organiser)
    13 Nov 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Contemporary British History (Journal)

    Kieran Connell (Peer reviewer)
    2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

    Mugging: a case study in communication

    Kieran Connell (Invited speaker)
    02 Jul 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    Social History Society Annual Conference

    Kieran Connell (Chair)
    11 Jun 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Press / Media

    Janet Mendelsohn: Varna Rd

    Kieran Connell

    20/04/2021

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    The Ebbs and Flows of Multicultural Britain

    Kieran Connell

    17/10/2019

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    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

    Impact

    Past, present and future: connecting communities with shared histories

    Kieran Connell (Participant), Matthew Hilton (Participant)

    Impact: Cultural Impact, Societial Impact