Trans/interdisciplinary in ethos, the CMNH offers supervisory expertise to students working in and across a range of disciplines including history, cultural studies, literature, memory studies, social anthropology, cultural geography, art, media, film and visual studies, performance studies, critical theory, sociology, psycho-social studies, critical heritage studies, and narratology.

CMNH has particular research interests in the following thematic project areas:

  • Contesting Britain at War;
  • Heritage in the Twenty-First Century;
  • History and Cultural Memory of Twentieth-Century World Wars;
  • Medical Life Histories: Patient Memories, Reminiscences and Life Writings;
  • Negotiating ‘the Past’ in Post–Conflict Spaces;
  • Reparative Histories: Radical Narratives of 'Race' and Resistance;
  • The Northern Ireland Troubles: Histories, Memories, Silences in Conflict Transformation.

Initial deadline for applications to the University of Brighton: 8 January 2018.