Sean O'Connell

Professor

  • Room 02.004 - 16 University Square

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications, with a British or Irish focus, in the fields of: - Oral history - Working class community (including deindustrialisation) - Gender history - Social history of Belfast since Partition

19982018
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2015

Gender, debt and working class credit in twentieth century Britain

O'Connell, S., 2015, Il genere nella ricerca storica. Atti del 6° Congresso della Società italiana. Chemotti, S. & La Rocca, M. C. (eds.). Padua: Il Poligrafo, Vol. Volume 1. p. 664-681 18 p.

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2012
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An age of conservative modernity, 1914-1968

O'Connell, S., 2012, Belfast 400: People, place and history. Connolly, S. J. (ed.). Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, p. 271-316 46 p.

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The business of working-class credit: Sub-prime markets in the United Kingdom since 1880

O'Connell, S., 2012, The development of consumer credit in global perspective: Business, regulation and culture. Logemann, J. (ed.). New York: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 85-107 23 p.

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2007

Motoring and modernity

O'Connell, S., 2007, 20th Century Britain: Economic, cultural and social change. Carnivali, F. & Strange, J-M. (eds.). Harlow: Pearson, p. 111-126 15 p.

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2005

Credit, debt and guilt: cultural and moral obstacles to the development of consumer society

O'connell, S., 2005, Explaining change in cultural history. O'Ciosain, N. (ed.). University College Dublin, Press

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2003

Listening to the voices of Belfast's past

O'Connell, S., 2003, Ireland (Ulster) Scotland: concepts, contexts, comparisons . Hughes, E., O'Rawe, D. & Longley, E. (eds.). Belfast: Cló Ollscoil na Banríona

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2000

Gender and the car in interwar Britain

O'Connell, S., 2000, Gender and material culture in historical perspective. Donald, M. & Hurcombe, L. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 175-191 16 p.

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1999

Gender, consumer culture and the middle-class male, 1918-1939

O'Connell, S., 1999, Gender, civic culture and consumerism: middle-class identity in Britain 1800-1940. Kidd, A. & Nicholls, D. (eds.). Manchester: Manchester University Press, p. 183-197 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1998

Playtime

O'Connell, S., 1998, The Century Speaks: BBC Millenium Oral History Project Research Guide 1900-2000. Purcell, H. (ed.). London: BBC/The British Library

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Taste, status and middle-class motoring in interwar Britain

O'Connell, S., 1998, The motor car and popular culture in the 20th century. Thoms, D., Holden, L. & Claydon, T. (eds.). Aldershot: Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 177-191 15 p.

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