Kristin O'Donnell

Research Student, AHRC Technē NPIF PhD student: Participatory Practices of Memory: Memorialising the Great War in Britain During the Centenary Moment

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Research interests

Kristin O’Donnell is a doctoral researcher based in the Centre for Memory, Narratives and History in the School of Humanities at the University of Brighton. Her research engages with the intersections of history, memory, and art, with a particular focus on identity, and the politics of war commemoration. Through her doctoral research ‘Participatory Practices of Memory: Memorialising the Great War in Britain during the Centenary Moment’ Kristin seeks to explore the relationship between commemoration, identity formation, and nationalism which she hopes will inform inclusive and ethical commemorative practices in the future.


Education/Academic qualification

Master, University of Brighton

Bachelor, University of Brighton

External positions

Cumberland Lodge Scholar, Cumberland Lodge


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working class Social Sciences
middle class Social Sciences
joining the European Union Social Sciences
immigrant Social Sciences
foreignness Social Sciences
twenty-first century Social Sciences
immigration Social Sciences
exclusion Social Sciences

Research Output 2020 2020

“But you’re not really foreign”: an autoethnography of a working-class Canadian “passing” in England

O'Donnell, K., 10 Jan 2020, Clever Girls: Autoethnographies of Class, Gender and Ethnicity. Goode, J. (ed.). Switzerland AG: Palgrave Macmillan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

working class
middle class
joining the European Union