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Corinna Peniston-Bird supervises 5 postgraduate research students. Some of the students have produced research profiles, these are listed below:

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Dr Corinna Peniston-Bird

Senior Lecturer

Corinna Peniston-Bird


Tel: +44 1524 594857

Current Teaching

HIST 250, 251, (*288), 300, 348 (*421) (*Not 2014/2015)

Research Interests

Corinna Peniston-Bird's work on oral testimonies is centred on the relationship between memories and cultural representations. She is currently working on gendered commemoration, with a particular focus on British war memorials. Her interest in untraditional source materials has recently been reflected in a jointly edited collection with Dr Sarah Barber entitled History Beyond the Text: A Guide to the Use of Non-Traditional Sources by Historians (London: Routledge, 2008) which introduces research students to methodologies and theories of how to engage with sources ranging from the visual (photographs, film) to the oral (personal testimony), to the material.

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