Dr Sandra Barkhof
Lecturer in History
School of Humanities and Performing Arts (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)
- Modern European history
- East Asian history (China and Japan)
- German colonies in China and the Pacific/WW1
- Fashion history
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Lecturer in Modern History
MSc Social Research
PhD Politics (University of Plymouth)
HEA Teaching Fellow
The International Society for First World War Studies
The German Studies Association
German History Society
German History esp. Imperial Germany and German colonialism
Cold War history including Soviet Russia, the spread of communism, Germany and the Cold War, The Space Race, Sino-Soviet relations
My research centers on Germany's Pacific colonies during WW1 including the German colony of Tsingtau (China) with special focus on the German POW in Japan during the First World War. I am also researching German POW and civilian interness in Australia and New Zealnd during WW1. I have recently started to focus on interwar German post-colonialism and colonial revisionism, colonial memoir and colonial memory.
International Asian Arts and Humanities Conference in Osaka/Japan (2010)
German Historical Institute's Annual Conference in Oakland/USA (2010)
War and Displacement Conference in Plymouth (2011)
International WW1 Conference in London (2014)
AHRC symposium on Alternate Spaces in Plymouth (2014)
First World War and the Homefront Conference at the NA, London, September 2016
Gender and History workshop: Gender and Global Warfare in the Twentieth Century (Minneapolis, May 2015)
Internment Conference, NWM North (Manchester, May 2015)
International Conference of the International Society for First World War Studies in Melbourne (2018).
Workshop WW1, Qingdao and the German POW in Japan in Heidelberg (2019)
Key publications are highlightedJournals
Barkhof, S (2017) 'German Prisoners of War in Japan during the First World War: Letters from the Colonial Frontline’. In: Journal of War and Culture Studies (Vol 10, No 3)
Barkhof, S (2006) European Identity and the European Dimension in Secondary Education. In: The International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, Vol 6, issue 5, pp.143-152
Angela K Smith and S Barkhof (eds), War and Memory in the Twentieth Century (London, New York: Routledge, 2018).
Barkhof, S and A K Smith, eds, (2014) War and Displacement in the Twentieth Century. New York: Routledge
Barkhof, Sandra. “Internment and enemy alien policy in German Samoa 1914-18” (10,000 words) In: Panikos Panayi, Stefan Manz and Matthew Stibbe (eds) Internment During the First World War ( London, New York: Routledge, 2018).
Barkhof, S (2011) Playing the Ethnic Card: Liberal Democratic and Authoritarian Practices Compared. In: Cordell, K and Wolff, S (ED) Routledge Handbook of Ethnic Conflict
Reports & invited lectures
Lecture 'German POW in Japan', Siebold Museum, Wurzburg (2016)
Lecture 'WW1 in the Pacific), public lecture University of Plymouth and HA (Nov 2019)