Temporary Lecturer (Northumbria University): From Lunatic to Citizen?: Madness and Society since 1800 (HI0529), 2011-12
Lectures and seminars for group of 30 second year undergraduates. The course studies social responses to mental disorder in Britain across a period that saw the boundaries between madness/ sanity challenged and redefined in principle and practice.
Dissertation workshops for 8 third year undergraduates. These workshops support students in the development of their research and the skills and methods required to successfully complete their projects.
Seminar Tutor (University of Warwick): Making of the Modern World (HI0153), 2010-11
Three large seminar groups (13-17 students in each), taught as a core survey course to first year undergraduates. This covers a range of major themes in modern history, from 1750 to the present. For further information, please see here
Exam marking for: Making of the Modern World (HI 153) and assessed option Gender, History and Politics, 1769-1939 (HI 253).
- 2010 - 2011: Chair of Voluntary Action History Society (VAHS) New Researchers' Committee
- 2008 - 2011: Member of committee
- 2009 - 2010: Memberships Officer, History Lab
- 2006 - 2010: Member of Health Archives and Records Group (HARG) Committee. Website: here
CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP PLANNING (INCLUDING DETAILS OF GRANTS AWARDED)
- September 2011: Organiser, IAS Workshop: Getting Better: Concepts of Recovery in Medicine and Society, 1900 to the Present
- Jul 2011: Roberts' Funding (£481) awarded for this event
- June 2010: Lead Applicant to Economic History Society Initiatives and Conference Fund. Award (£1,920) for four VAHS New Researcher Workshops over 2010/11
- Mar 2010: Lead Organiser, VAHS New Researchers' Workshop: Charity Begins at Home, University of Warwick. Further details here
- May 2009: Point Person for Institute of Advanced Study/ Centre for the History of Medicine event with visiting academic, Prof. Alison Bashford
- February 2009: Assistant Organiser, VAHS New Researchers' Workshop: Medicine and Charity in History, Oxford Brookes University.
- 2007 - 2008, 2009 - 2010: Co-organiser of the Centre for the History of Medicine's reading lunches, University of Warwick, with Gabrielle Robilliard and Harriet Palfreyman
- May 2007: Co-organiser of the University of Warwick History Department Postgraduate Conference (2006/7), with Tom Rodgers and Martine Marchal
- Sexual Health Awareness Week [SHAW] Witness Seminar, 'The Politics, Policies and Ethics of HIV/AIDS: Past and Present'. Video Interview with Dr Rupert Whitaker (Chairman, Tuke Institute), 24 November 2009
- Wellcome Trust Oral History Residential Course (five days), Royal Holloway, University of London, June 2010
I am a member of the Warwick Oral History Network