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Tomás Irish

Tomás Irish Swansea University Welsh Crucible 2018 Tomás Irish is Senior Lecturer in Modern History at Swansea University. He completed his BA and PhD degrees at Trinity College Dublin. He is a historian of the First World War and inter-war Europe and, in particular, academic life and the uses of knowledge in that period. He has

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Chris Millington

Chris Millington Swansea University Welsh Crucible 2015 Chris studied for a BA degree in History and French at the University of Liverpool before completing a PhD in History at Cardiff University.  He has worked as a lecturer at Birkbeck, University of London, and held a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship at Cardiff University.  He has written

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Gabor Gelléri

Gabor Gelléri Aberystwyth University Welsh Crucible 2014 Gabor obtained MAs in French and in Cultural Anthropology at ELTE University, Budapest. After that, he embarked on two PhD programmes at the same time, one in French Literature (ELTE University) and one in History (EHESS, Paris). After teaching in Hungary for two years, he was a post-doctoral

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Rebecca Clifford

Rebecca Clifford Swansea University Welsh Crucible 2014 Rebecca is a historian of the contemporary period who focuses on memory studies in comparative perspective. She completed a DPhil in Modern History at the University of Oxford in 2008. Her book on the creation and meaning of Holocaust commemorations, Commemorating the Holocaust: The Dilemmas of Remembrance in

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Tracey Loughran

Tracey Loughran University of Essex (formerly Cardiff University) Welsh Crucible 2013 Tracey has held a lectureship in History at Cardiff University since 2008. She is currently completing a monograph on shell-shock in First World War Britain, based on her PhD research (PhD in History, Queen Mary, University of London, 2006). Her most recent research explores

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