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Mark--地区国别史研究
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PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

DR MARK JAMES CROWLEY, BScEcon Hons (Cardiff), M.St (Oxon), PhD (London).

Male, born in 1983 in Britain. Lecturer in British History.

 

EDUCATION

September 2006 – February 2010:   

School of Advanced Study, Institute of Historical Research

Arts and Humanities Research Council Collaborative Doctoral Award with the British Postal Museum and Archive

Thesis title: Women Workers in the General Post Office, 1939-45: Gender Conflict or Political Emancipation?

Supervised by Professor Patricia M Thane and Dr Adrian M Steel

Examined by Professor Martin Daunton (Cambridge) and Professor Sally Alexander (Goldsmiths, London) Awarded 31 October, 2010

 

2004-5: Department of Modern History, University of Oxford

       Master of Studies in Modern History

Thesis Title: From “Bleak House” to “Great Expectations” – Unemployment and the Unemployment Assistance Board in Britain, 1930-40.

       Supervised by Dr John Stevenson, Worcester College

 

2001-4: School of European Studies, Cardiff University

       BSc Econ (Hons) Politics and Modern History

 

EMPLOYMENT

Feb. 2011 to date: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in History, Wuhan University

March 2010-Feb. 2011: Foreign Expert, Hubei University of Education, China

Sept. 2005- Jun. 2009: Associate Lecturer in British Politics, Cardiff University

 

CONTACT

E-mail: mark.crowley@whu.edu.cn

Postal Address:

School of History, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072,  Hubei Province, P. R. China.

 

RESEARCH FIELDS

Women’s History in Britain during the Second World War

British Economic and Social History in the Twentieth Century

Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Welsh Social and Cultural history

Welsh Politics, especially Devolution

Twentieth Century British Political History

 

TEACHING

English for History (Postgraduate)

Women’s History in Western Europe, 1800-1945 (Undergraduate)

Modern British History, 1945-2010 (Undergraduate)

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Crowley, Mark J (2012)., ‘The Indispensible position of women Post Office workers in Britain, 1935-1950’, Essays in Economic and Business History Vol XXX, pp. 89-97.

2.      Crowley, Mark J (forthcoming 2013), ‘The Post Office Will Always Get Through’: The Post Office Savings Bank and the War Effort in Britain’ in Rappaport, Erika, Crowley, Mark J and Dawson, Sandra (eds.) Women, Consumption and War in Britain, 1920-1970

3.      Crowley, Mark J (2009) ‘Popular protest in nineteenth century Wales’ in Immanuel Ness (ed.) Encyclopaedia of Protest Popular Movements in World History (New York: Blackwell) pp. 3497-3501

4.      Crowley, Mark J (2009) 'British Trade Unionism and Protest 1930-40’ in Immanuel Ness (ed.) Encyclopaedia of Protest Popular Movements in World History (New York: Blackwell) pp. 519-526

5.      Crowley, M J, Palmer, R and Thornton, S (2008), ‘Government formation in the National Assembly for Wales’ in Brazier, Alex (ed.) No Overall Control (Hansard Society)

 

SELECTED BOOK REVIEWS

1.      Crowley, Mark J (2009): Review of Peter Dorey, ‘The Labour Party and Constitutional Reform’, for Twentieth Century British History, March 2009

2.      Crowley, Mark J (2011) Review of Pat Thane and Esther Breitenbach, ‘Women and Citizenship in Britain and Ireland in the Twentieth Century: What Difference did the Vote Make’ in Reviews in History http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1037

3.      Crowley, Mark J (2011) Review of David Edgerton, 'Britain's War Machine: Weapons, Resources and Experts in the Second World War' in Reviews in History http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1114

4.      Crowley, Mark J (2011)., Review of Peter Dorey and Alexandra Kelso, ‘House of Lords Reform Since 1911: Must the Lords Go?’ Twentieth Century British History, 2011, (doi:10.1093/tcbh/hwr057)

5.      Crowley, Mark J (2012), Review of Sinclay McKay, ‘The Secret Life of Bletchley Park’, History: Review of New Books, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 22-23.

 

SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  1. “I fear that there is no prospect of our finding it practicable to modify our view”  The Post Office and the equal pay debate during World War Two, Social History Society Conference, University of Warwick (UK), 3-5 April, 2009
  2. “It would be embarrassing from an administrative standpoint if their services were retained after the war, as they could not be fully interchangeable with men”. The ‘indispensible’ position of women Post Office workers in Britain, 1939-1950. Economic and Business History Society Conference, Columbus, Ohio (USA), April 2011
  3. "Women are, without doubt, equal to men" - Post Office propaganda to recruit women workers in the Second World War,” The Second World War, Popular Culture and Cultural Memory Conference, University of Brighton (UK), 13-15 July, 2011
  4. Technological Change and the future of Post Office communications, Business History Society, Philadelphia, USA, March 30-31, 2012
  5. The economy drive: Reducing labour in the British Post Office during the Second World War, Economic and Business History Society, Las Vegas, USA, April 26-28, 2012
  6. “Thus as the war progresses….women realise how much is demanded of them”:  Women workers from the perspective of Mass Observation during the Second World War, Mass Observation Conference, University of Sussex (UK), 4-6 July, 2012

 

AWARDS AND PRIZES

  1. 2011: Wuhan University Research Allowance for Overseas Conference Presentation
  2. 2006-9: Arts and Humanities Research Council Collaborative Doctoral Award in British Postal History
  3. 2008: Arts and Humanities Research Council Overseas Conference Grant
  4. 2008: Royal Historical Society Graduate Student Overseas Conference Grant (competitive)
  5. 2006: Political Studies Graduate Student Prize for research presented overseas
  6. 2001-4: Cardiff University Scholarship for outstanding academic achievement

 

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS

American Culture Association (USA)

American Political Science Association (USA)

British Politics Group (UK)

Popular Culture Association (USA)

Political Studies Association (UK)

Social History Society (UK)

Society for the study of Labour History (UK)


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