Alix Green is a Lecturer in History at the University of Essex. She came to academia after a career in policy, strategy and government affairs, and her research is concerned with questions of identity, citizenship and the public-political sphere in modern Britain and Europe. She has a particular interest in the roles and responsibilities of historians in public life and is the author of History, Policy and Public Purpose: Historians and Historical Thinking in Government (Palgrave, 2017). She founded the Public History Seminar at the Institute of Historical Research and serves as a juror for the Public History Prize of the Royal Historical Society.
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