20062018
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Biography

Diamond Jubilee Professor of the University of Huddersfield since April 2012

Professor of History  September 1991- April 2012

Senior Lecturer in History 1975-1991

Assisant Lecturer, 2,1 and Lecturer in History 1971-1975

PhD University of Lancaster 1972

MA (Distinction) on Social History 1969

PGCE of the University of Manchester 1968

B.Sc in Social Sciences University of Bradford 1967

External positions

President of the Society for the Study of Labour History

6 Nov 2012 → …

Secretary of the Society for the Study of Labour History

6 Nov 2011 → …

Trustee of the Barnsley Heritage Unit

1 May 2011 → …

Honorary Fellow of the Historical Society

8 May 2009 → …

Keywords

  • Nineteenth and Twentieth Century British History focusing upon British labour history, socialism, politics, policing, gambling, greyhounds racing and philanthropy.

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police Social Sciences
road Social Sciences
Law Social Sciences
motor vehicle Social Sciences
new technology Social Sciences
Labor Arts & Humanities
Working Class Arts & Humanities
economic history Social Sciences

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Research Output 2006 2018

'A Divine Discontent with Wrong': The People's Martyrology

Laybourn, K. & Outram, Q. 30 Jan 2018 Secular Martyrdom in Britain and Ireland: From Peterloo to the Present. 1 ed. p. 1-29 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Book review: Laura Beers, The Life of Ellen Wilkinson, Socialist, Feminist, Internationalist (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016)

Laybourn, K. 1 May 2018 In : Labour/Le Travail. 81, Spring 2018, p. 302-304 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Easter
Martyrdom
Ireland
Memorialization
1930s

'The People's Flag is Deepest Red, It Shrouded Oft Our Martyred Dead': Martyrdom and the People's History

Laybourn, K. & Outram, Q. 2018 Secular Martyrdom in Britain and Ireland : From Peterloo to the Present. Outram, Q. & Laybourn, K. (eds.). 1 ed. Palgrave Macmillan UK, p. 287-298 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Book review: Paul Flewers and John McIlroy (eds), 1956: John Saville, E.P. Thompson & The Reasoner, (London, Merlin Press, 2016)

Laybourn, K. 3 Jul 2017 In : Labor History. 58 , 4, p. 579-581 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Activities 1999 2018

  • 2 Oral presentation
  • 1 Organising a conference, workshop, ...
  • 1 Publication Peer-review

Labour and Nationalism

Laybourn, K. (Organiser)
5 May 2018

Activity: Organising a conference, workshop, ...

A Movement Divided: The Labour Movement and the Great War

Laybourn, K. (Speaker)
24 Jun 2017

Activity: Oral presentation

Annual Bulletin of Historical Literature (Journal)

Laybourn, K. (Reviewer)
19992011

Activity: Publication Peer-review