Dr Laura King

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Laura King is Associate Professor of Modern British History at the University of Leeds. Her research focuses on the social and cultural history of everyday family life, health and medicine, and gender in modern Britain. She is the author of Family Men: Fatherhood and Masculinity in Britain, c.1914-1960 (Oxford University Press, 2015). She has a strong interest in collaboration with partners and audiences beyond campus, and her current project, “Living with Dying: Everyday Cultures of Dying within Family Life in Britain, 1900-50s” features collaboration with artists, museums and genealogists in Leeds, as well as Leeds City Council and charities focusing on bereavement and end of life care. 

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