Dr Nicholas Barnett

Dr Nicholas Barnett

Lecturer in 20th Century History

School of Humanities and Performing Arts (Faculty of Arts & Humanities)

Teaching interests

Twentieth Century Britain & Europe. I am module leader for Britain in the 1960s, Democracy in Twentieth Century Britain, Regimes and dictators, and The Bipolar World. I also teach on the research engaged module Remaking History

Grants & contracts

Scouloudi Historical Award (2015)

Royal Historical Society Travel Award (2013)
Royal Historical Society Travel Award (2010)

Nicholas Barnett, Britain's Cold War: Culture, Modernity and the Soviet Threat (I. B. Tauris, 2017)

Journal Articles
Nick Barnett & Evan Smith, 'Peace With a Capital P: Contested notions of Peace in the British Peace Movement in the 1950s,' Labour History Review (2016).

Nicholas Barnett, ‘No protection against the H-bomb’: press and popular reactions to the Coventry civil defence controversy, 1954, Cold War History, 15:3 (2015), 277-300.

Nicholas Barnett, ‘RUSSIA WINS SPACE RACE’ The British Press and the Sputnik Moment, 1957, Media History, 19: 2 (2013), 182-195.