Who We Are

Dr Tom Dowling – Founder/Senior Editor

 Tom Dowling is an Honorary Research Fellow and Associate Tutor in the Department of History at the University of Sheffield. He recently completed a PhD on the emergence and evolution of ‘new leftism’ in Britain during the latter half of the twentieth century. In addition to his work on Labour Pains, he is currently writing a book about leftwing political sensibilities in Britain since the 1930s.

Dr Adrian Bingham – Co-founder/Associate Editor

 Adrian Bingham is a Reader in Modern History at the University of Sheffield. He has worked extensively on the British popular press in the decades after 1918, examining the ways in which newspapers both reflected and shaped attitudes to gender, sexuality and class. His most recent book is Family Newspapers? Sex, Private Life, and the British Popular Press 1918-1978 (Oxford University Press, 2009). Beyond his work on the media, he is involved in projects researching popular attitudes to politics, and the circulation of knowledge about sex.