John Newsinger

From Wikispooks
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Person.png John Newsinger   WebsiteRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
John Newsinger.png
Born21 May 1948
Alma materUniversity of Hull, University of Leicester.
British left-wing historian and academic

John Newsinger is a British historian and academic, who is an emeritus professor of history at Bath Spa University. His writings are available at


Newsinger is a book reviewer for Race & Class and the New Left Review.[1] He is also author of numerous books and articles, as well as studies of science fiction and of the cinema. He teaches on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.[2]

Newsinger assisted as a historical consultant on the BBC TV series on Scotland and the Empire. He has been guest speaker at the Folkestone Literary Festival (2006), guest speaker at the Brighton Holocaust Memorial Conference and Plenary Speaker at the Socialist Historians' Conference in London (2007). He is a member of the following historical societies: Society for the Study of Labour History; Irish Labour History Society; Military History Society of Ireland; and the US Military History Society.[2]

Newsinger is a member of the Socialist Workers Party,[3] speaking at their Marxism Festival in 2014[4] and participated in meetings for the Socialist Alliance.[5]

Wikipedia.png This page imported content from Wikipedia on 12.12.2022.
Wikipedia is not affiliated with Wikispooks.   Original page source here