Professor Peter Ling

Professor Peter Ling
School of Cultures Languages and Area Studies, Department of American and Canadian Studies
+44 (0) 115 951 4268

Expertise summary

African American history. American history. Non-violence and social justice. Martin Luther King Jnr and political education in the civil rights movement. John F Kennedy. Kennedy assassination. Historic commemorations. Gun control in the US.
Asia Expertise: Indirect expertise on non-violence and specifically the extent to which Martin Luther King Jr was a practitioner of Gandhian nonviolence. Also researched the Asian reaction to the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King and how their reputation has changed in Asia due to changes in Asian politics.
More information is available via Professor Ling's University webpage.


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