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Nottingham Advance Research Fellow, Faculty of Social Sciences
Emily is an Advance Research Fellow, based in the Centre of British Politics. She specialises in modern British cultural and political history and is particularly interested in ideas about tradition, heritage, progress and modernity.
Her first book, History, Heritage and Tradition in Contemporary British Politics has recently been published by Manchester University Press. She is currently working on a history of the political and cultural uses of the words 'progress' and 'progressivism' in the long twentieth century.
Emily gained her PhD from the University of London in 2010. Before beginning her academic career, she was a think-tank researcher, specialising in democratic and constitutional reform. Her first degree was in History from Christ's College, Cambridge.
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