Launch of new book series on Espionage and Culture

This month sees the launch of a new Routledge book series – jointly edited by Dr Nicholas Barnett, Lecturer in Twentieth Century History at Plymouth University and Dr Laura Crossley, Lecturer in Film at Bournemouth University – that aims to generate new insights into the connections between espionage and culture. During the second half of… Continue reading Launch of new book series on Espionage and Culture

4th October 2016: British Culture and The Cold War 1947-65

As part of the Peninsula Arts lecture series Plymouth University researcher┬áDr Nicholas Barnett explores the impact of the Cold War years on British Culture. Dr Barnett is an expert on Britain and the Cold War period and lecturer in Twentieth Century History, this lecture covers┬áthe topic of his first book: Britain’s Cold War: Culture, Modernity… Continue reading 4th October 2016: British Culture and The Cold War 1947-65

17-19 June 2016: Spies on British Screens conference

The enduring appeal of the James Bond franchise and the rise to prominence of other spy thrillers will be explored during a conference at Plymouth University which runs from 17-19 June. ‘Spies on British Screens’ will see academics debate the impact of spy dramas from the 1960s to the present day on British culture, as… Continue reading 17-19 June 2016: Spies on British Screens conference