Gareth Curless

gareth-curless-200-wide-croppedGareth Curless is a Lecturer in History at the University of Exeter. A historian of decolonisation, he is currently writing up the results of an ESRC-funded project (2013-16) on the subject of British imperial labour policy, c. 1929-1966. Recent and forthcoming publications include:

  • with Martin Thomas, eds, Decolonization and Conflict: Colonial Comparisons and Legacies (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017).
  • ‘Better housing conditions are of vital importance to the ordinary man’: slum clearance in post-war Khartoum,Urban History, Vol. 43, No. 4 (2016), pp. 557-576.
  • ‘The people need civil liberties’: trade unions and contested decolonisation in Singapore, Labor History, vol. 57, no. 1, 2016, 53-70.