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Dr Tom HulmeSchool Of History, Anthropology, Philosophy And Politics
Dr Hulme’s research is focused on the modern city as the site of belonging and citizenship.
Through his research on urban culture in British and American cities in the twentieth century, he is exploring how governments and associations cooperated to shape better local citizens through architecture, education, festivals, and historical re-enactments.
This research has particular relevance to both continuing and recent discussions about citizenship that which have come following increasing globalisation as well as socio-political shifts like Brexit.
Open to PhD applications in the field of
- Urban history from the late 19th to mid-20th century in Britain
- The nature of citizenship and belonging
- The place of the past, and especially of historical re-enactment
Public outreach & key achievements
- My work between 2013-2015 contributed to the creation of a multimedia website about historical pageants in Britain
- I also contributed to a project visualising urban cultures in post-industrial Leicester – see my interview here
- You can find me tweeting on history and cities here
|PhD Title||Belfast Baths: Exploring and interpreting the historic spaces of the Victorian industrial city in partnership with the Belfast City Council.|