Dr Patrick Smylie
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Patrick Smylie studied Modern History at the University of Westminster from 2003-06, where he gained a First Class BA (Hons). He gained an MA in Irish History from Queen's University Belfast in 2007. He was awarded his doctorate at Queen's University Belfast in 2010.
- Reaction and Reform: A British History 1783-1867
- Modern America: Social and Political Change 1850-1920
- New Liberals to New Labour: British Politics 1905-1997
- The Troubles Britain and Ireland 1968-1998
- Empires in the Age of the New Imperialism 1870- 1939
- The Wild West: Representations of the Frontier
- Race, Society and Politics in the USA, 1919-1970
- Fascism and Authoritarianism in interwar Europe 1918-1939
Irish communism and more broadly the left in Ireland from the development of New Unionism until the end of the Cold War; Irish political organisations in Britain; twentieth century social and political history.
Current Research Projects
- Patrick is currently working on a biography of the Irish Communist and Civil Rights leader Betty Sinclair; the relationship between British and Irish Communists.
- Award AHRC PhD scholarship, 2007-10