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Personal profile

Biography

Wendy Webster holds degrees from the University of Cambridge (BA and Ph.D) and the University of York (MA). She joined the University of Huddersfield in 2012 having previously taught at the Open University and the University of Central Lancashire.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • The social and cultural history of the Second World War
  • British cinema
  • Empire and Commonwealth
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Media
  • Migration
  • National identity
  • Sexuality

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Projects

Research Output

Mixing It: Diversity in World War Two Britain

Webster, W., 1 Mar 2018, 1 ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 336 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Irish nurses in wartime Britain: Mary Morris's diary

    Webster, W., 2016

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  • Britain's love/hate relationship with foreigners during the Second World War

    Webster, W., 2015

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  • Mixing It: The Changing Faces of Wartime Britain

    Webster, W. & Wilson, C., 2015

    Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

  • Transnational communities of allies

    Webster, W., 31 Mar 2015, Fighting for Britain?: Negotiating Identities in Britain During the Second World War. Verlag Peter Lang AG, Vol. 7. p. 209-233 25 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Activities

    • 10 Invited talk
    • 2 Visiting an external academic institution
    • 1 Editorial work

    Speech in the Cambridge Union debate on 'This house believes Thatcher was a feminist'

    Wendy Webster (Speaker)
    31 Jan 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Europe in Britain, 1939-1945

    Wendy Webster (Speaker)
    11 Jan 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Mixing It: A Transnational History of Second World War Britain

    Wendy Webster (Speaker)
    27 Nov 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Mixing It: Multinational, Multi-ethnic Britain in the Second World War

    Wendy Webster (Speaker)
    25 Oct 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk