Staff Profile:Prof Matthew Worley

Name:
Professor Matthew Worley
Job Title:
Professor of Modern History
Responsibilities:

History REF and Impact Lead

My teaching responsibilities include:

An MA option, 'Building a New Jerusalem: The Labour Party, 1900-45

A 'special' third-year module, 'Anarchy in the UK: Punk, Politics and Youth Culture, 1976-84'

A third-year module, 'Political Extremism in Britain between the Wars'

A second-year module, 'From War to the New Millennium: Making Modern Britain'

A first-year option, 'Noise Annoys, A Soundtrack to British History, 1945-90'

I currently supervise a number of PhD students and would be happy to supervise others interested in the subjects of British politics, communism, socialism, fascism, and British youth cultures in the later twentieth century

Areas of Interest:

My main areas of interest lay in twentieth-century British culture and politics. My early research was concentrated on the interwar years, with a particular interest in the British labour movement. I have also written on communism in Britain and in Europe, while my research into Sir Oswald Mosley's New Party led me to work on the far right of the British political spectrum. My current research is directed towards the link between politics and youth culture in post-45 Britain. This has led to the publication of No Future: Politics, Punk and Society, 1976-84 (CUP, 2017), alongside various articles, chapters and edited collections. I am a co-founder of the Subcultures Network (for further information please click here)

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Contact Details

Email:
m.worley@reading.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 378 6582

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