Staff Profile


Dr Simon Prince

Senior Lecturer

School: School of Humanities

Campus: Canterbury

Tel: 01227 921663

Profile summary

Simon was an undergraduate and postgraduate history student at St John’s College, University of Cambridge. His supervisors were Professor Peter Clarke and Professor Robert Tombs. Since completing his PhD in 2005, Simon has held posts at the University of Oxford, Queen’s University Belfast and King’s College London. He joined the Department of History and American Studies in September 2012.

Simon’s research interests span several overlapping fields within contemporary British, Irish and Global history. He is particularly concerned with how relations between the local, national and transnational shaped protest movements and the production of violence. Simon teaches modern British and European history.

Teaching and subject expertise

Undergraduate teaching responsibilities

  •                    The Global Sixties (Year 3)               
  •                    Land of Hope and Glory (Year 2)               
  •                    Contemporary History (Year 1)               

                Simon is also happy to supervise final year individual studies on topics to do with British and European post-war history.             

Postgraduate research supervision areas

  •                   The Northern Irish Troubles               
  •                   The Global Sixties               
  •                   Non-violent conflict

External activities

Recent seminar papers

  •                   2012, 'The IRA and its Rivals: Competitive Violence and the Start of the Troubles', University of London, Irish Studies seminar
  •                   2012, 'The Battle of the Bogside and the Scarman Inquiry', Trinity College Dublin, Irish History seminar
  •                   2011, 'The Turn to Violence at the Start of the Troubles', Queen’s University Belfast, Irish Studies seminar

Publications and research outputs


Refereed journal articles

Chapters in edited collections


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