Professor Patricia Thane FBA

History, Social History, Women's History, Political History, Economic History, History of Britain.

Elected 2006

UK Fellow
History, Sociology

Pat Thane is Research Professor of Contemporary History, Kings College, London. She was previously Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Sussex, 1994-2001 and Leverhulme Professor of Contemporary British History at the Institute of Historical Research, 2001-2010. She studied History at Oxford. Her PhD was supervised by Brian Abel-Smith at LSE. She is currently writing a history of twentieth century Britain for CUP. She has been a Visiting Professor at Nanjing University, China, and in Australia, Japan, Taiwan, Chile, New York.

Current post

Visiting Professor in History, Birkbeck College London

Past appointments

King's College London Research Professor in Contemporary British History

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Institute of Historical Research, University of London Leverhulme Professor of Contemporary British History

Jan 2001 - Mar 2010

University of Sussex Professor of Contemporary History

Jan 1994 - Jan 2001

Goldsmiths, University of London Assistant Lecturer to Reader in Social History

Jan 1967 - Jan 1994

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