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King's College London
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British Empire, migration, Britain, race, South Africa, Zimbabwe, apartheid, settler colonialism, deportation, immigration, emigration, Second World War, Commonwealth, twentieth century
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About Me
Recent Publications


‘From promising settler to undesirable immigrant: The deportation of British-born migrants from mental hospitals in interwar Australia and South Africa’ The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, published online prior to print publication.

‘“The Women’s Branch of the Commonwealth Relations Office”: The Society for the Overseas Settlement of British Women and the long life of empire migration’, Women’s History Review, 25, no. 4 (2016) 520-535.

‘“Transformation to paradise”: Wartime travel to southern Africa, race and the discourse of opportunity, 1939-1950’, Twentieth Century British History, 26, no.1 (2015): 52-73.

Book Chapters

‘“Young blood and the black out”: Love, sex and marriage on the South African home front’ in Home Fronts: Britain and the Empire at War, 1939-1945, Mark Crowley and Sandra Trudgen Dawson (eds.), Martlesham: Brewer & Boydell, 2017, 93-110. 

‘“I still don’t have a country”: The southern African settler diaspora after decolonisation’ in Cultures of Decolonisation, Transnational Productions and Practices, 1945-1970, Ruth Craggs and Claire Wintle (eds.), Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016, 156-174.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United Kingdom, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Expertise by Geography
Africa, United Kingdom
Expertise by Chronology
20th century
Expertise by Topic
Colonialism, Migration & Immigration, Politics, Race