Mr James Churchill

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My main interests concern the history of media, literature film and television, but I am also interested in histories of adventure and exploration as well as the different ways in which history interacts with the present and how we can make use of it.

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CURRENT: Celluloid Cymru: Film, Television And Landscape In C.20th Wales- PhD thesis- analysing how filmmakers have used Wales, adapting it thematically and physically, in the process creating a Film Landscape of high significance.

A New Dawn Has Broken? -In Progress Publication- A global history of the 1990s, advancing Hobsbawm's position that the 20th century was an "Age of Extremes," arguing that this continued beyond the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.


Past Force- Historical analysis web-series sitting part-way between academic and populist history. The primary aim of the series is to ask questions of the past in an entertaining way. IE: Was Oscar Wilde's punishment meant to serve as a warning to others? Covers a range of topics and themes from ancient times to present day.

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  • D204 Modern History - 20th Century
  • N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR - Film, Television
  • PR English literature
  • HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform

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