Phil Child


20th November 2014:

Ex Historia Postgraduate Symposium, University of Exeter

Paper presented: 'Acceptable Affluence: Labour Woman, domestic culture and modern living in the affluent society, 1950-64'


12th June 2014:

Urban History Workshop, University of Leeds

Paper presented: 'The Heights of Modernity?  The Urban Flat, Redevelopment and Progressive Politics, 1950-70'.

16th April 2014:

Housing Studies Association Annual Conference, University of York

Paper presented: '"Slums are a product of private landlordism": the Labour Party and the private rental market, 1950-70.'

27th March 2014:

Urban History Group Annual Conference 2014, University of Warwick

Paper presented: '"Why Let Landlords Get The Lot?" The Labour Party, urban landlords and managing housing inequality, 1950-70'.

1st May 2013:

College of Humanities PGR Conference 2013

Paper presented: 'Slum dwellings or period housing? The Political Culture of Slum Clearance in Cambridge, 1960-81'    

21st March 2013:

Ex Historia Postgraduate Symposium

Paper presented: 'Slum dwellings or period housing?  The Political Culture of Slum Clearance in Cambridge, 1960-81' 

Graduate School Skills Workshops

January 2013:

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (Stage 1)

  • The nature of learning in Higher Education environments.
  • I.L.Os. and their relationship to teaching, learning and assessment methods.
  • Varied approaches to teaching methods and techniques.
  • The uses of technology in teaching.

AHRC Workshop

7th November 2013:

Understanding Government

Event intended to engage researchers with policy formulation, run by the AHRC at the Institute for Government.  Discussed ways and means of influencing policy, as well as identifying ways in which Arts and Humanities research can be applicable to broader situations or a wider audience.  Talks given by IfG researchers and academics, as well as staff from the IPPR, Foreign Office, HM Treasury and Guardian newspaper.