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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

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Wendy Webster is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

gender Social Sciences
World War Social Sciences
narrative Social Sciences
honorary office Social Sciences
masculinity Social Sciences
history Social Sciences
femininity Social Sciences
genre Social Sciences

Projects 2014 2016

Mixing it:Diversity in Second World War Britain

Webster, W.

1/10/1431/03/16

Project: ResearchResearch Council - AHRC

Research Output 1990 2018

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

Second World War
Scotland
Gestapo
Letters
History
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

3 Citations (Scopus)
Transnational History
Enemy
Second World War
Allies
History
3 Citations (Scopus)

Fit to fight, fit to mix: Sexual patriotism in second world war Britain

Webster, W., 1 Aug 2013, In : Women's History Review. 22, 4, p. 607-624 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

patriotism
World War
post-war period
allies
nationality
2 Citations (Scopus)

'The Whim of Foreigners': Language, Speech, and Sound in Second World War British Film and Radio

Webster, W., 1 Sep 2012, In : Twentieth Century British History. 23, 3, p. 359-382 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

World War II
Phonetics
Motion Pictures
Radio
Language

Datasets

Mixing it: Diversity in Second World War Britain

Webster, W. (Creator), Light, R. (Creator), University of Huddersfield, 2015

Dataset

Activities 1998 2019

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

Europe in Britain, 1939-1945

Wendy Webster (Speaker)
11 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

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

The Second World War and Greater Britain: Togetherness, Ethnicity and 'Colonials'

Wendy Webster (Speaker)
1 Jul 20184 Jul 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Remembering and Forgetting: European Allies who Fought Alongside the British in the Second World War

Wendy Webster (Speaker)
28 Jun 2018

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