Dr David Thackeray

Research supervision

I am happy to supervise students who wish to study topics which broadly correlate with my research interests. 

Research students

PhD vivas undertaken:

Amanda Phipps, Learning through performance: theatre, education and the First World War at the beginning of the centenary moment (2017)

Begum Yildizeli, W.E. Gladston and British policy towards the Ottoman Empire (2016)

Sarah Jones, Constructing 'free love': Science, sexuality and sex radicalism, c.1895-1913 (2015)

James Freeman, Talking Liberties: The rhetoric of freedom in post-war British politics (2014)

Tony Chamberlain, 'Stokers- the lowest of the low?': A social history of Royal Navy stokers 1850-1950 (2013)

Current PhD students:

Stuart Mole, The Commonwealth and apartheid (1st supervisor, 2016-)

Neville Shack, Making the irrational work: the profile and politics of the House of Lords, 1951-1958 (2nd supervisor, 2016-)

Helen Frost, The representation of the strategic bombing campaign against Germany in the allied media and the its interpretation by the general public, 1939-45, (2nd supervisor, 2013-)

Joanna Thomas, Britain's seafaring men and women: an analysis of the maritime labour force 1850-1911 (2nd supervisor, 2015-)

Balint Tolmar, The "Adria" project: East-south relations and the European socialist countries' quest for energy security in the post-oil shock era (2nd supervisor, 2015-)