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Matthew Broad

University Lecturer

Name
Dr. M. Broad
Telephone
+31 71 527 1398
E-mail
m.broad@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Matthew Broad is a Lecturer in the History of International Relations at Leiden. He has previously held positions as a Jean Monnet Scholar at the European Studies Centre, University of Pittsburgh, an EU-funded Horizon 2020 Marie Curie Fellow in the Department of Contemporary History and Political Science, University of Turku, a Lecturer in Modern History in the Department of History, University of Reading, and a Lecturer in European History, University of Gloucestershire.

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Matthew Broad is a Lecturer in the History of International Relations at Leiden and a Research Associate in the Centre for International Studies, University of Oxford. He has previously held positions as a Jean Monnet Scholar at the European Studies Centre, University of Pittsburgh, an EU-funded Horizon 2020 Marie Curie Fellow in the Department of Contemporary History and Political Science, University of Turku, a Lecturer in Modern History in the Department of History, University of Reading, and a Lecturer in European History, University of Gloucestershire.

Fields of interest

His research focuses on twentieth century international relations encompassing European integration, diplomacy and Anglo-Nordic relations.

Research

His research focuses on twentieth century international relations encompassing European integration, diplomacy and Anglo-Nordic relations.  

Grants and awards

My research has been underpinned by several external funding bids. Since 2008 I have received nearly £280,000 through various grants and fellowships, including €179,325.60 from the European Commission and sums from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Royal Historical Society and Economic History Society.

CV

2018 ‘Ignoring Europe? Reassessing the British Labour Party’s policy towards European integration, 1951–60’, Journal of European Integration History, 24/1, 95–114

2017 Harold Wilson, Denmark and the Making of Labour European Policy 1958–1972 (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press), xv + 304pp.

2017 ‘The Labour Party and the FTA/EFTA debate in the 1950s’, The Place of the International in British Politics since 1918, QMUL

2017 ‘Cooperation between British and EFTA trade unions, 1960–77’, Institut d’Études politiques de Strasbourg

2017 Review of Kristian Steinnes, The British Labour Party, Transnational Influences and European Community Membership, 1960–1973, Journal of Contemporary History, 52/1, 182–83

2016 ‘Keeping your friends close: British foreign policy and the Nordek negotiations, 1968–1972’, Contemporary European History, 25/3, 459–80

2016 ‘Why Britain needs the EU – and the EU needs Britain’, Turun Sanomat, p. 2

2016 ‘Peace through trade liberalisation: The Cold War and EFTA’, New Diplomatic History network conference, University of Copenhagen

2016 ‘The Labour Party and European Integration 1955–60’, University of Helsinki

2015 ‘Awkward partners? The British Labour party and European integration in the 1970s’, in G. Thiemeyer and J. Raflik (ed.), European Political Parties and the First Direct Elections to the European Parliament (Baden-Baden: Nomos)

2015 ‘Anglo-Danish relations and European policy in the “long” 1960s’, Rethinking Contemporary British Political History conference, QMUL

2015 ‘Awkward partners? Labour’s European policy from the 1960s-today’, Shaping the Labour Party’ conference, Bangor University, Wales

2014 Review of Frédéric Bozo, Marie-Pierre Rey, N. Piers Ludlow and Bernd Rother (eds.), Visions of the End of the Cold War in Europe, 1945-1990, European History Quarterly, 311–12

Key publications

2013 ‘Anglo-Nordic relations: past, present, future’, Baltic Rim Economies Quarterly Review, 7

2013 ‘Anglo-Danish relations and British foreign policy in the ‘long’ 1960s’, Department of Political History research seminar, University of Turku, Finland

2012 ‘Britain, Denmark and the Question of Europe since 1945’, School of Humanities Research Seminar, University of Gloucestershire, UK

2011 ‘Joining Europe? Socialists from Britain and Scandinavia and the road to the EC’s first enlargement’, International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam

2011 Review of Anita Pollack, Wreckers or Builders? A History of Labour MEPs, Journal of Common Market Studies, 49/2, 491

2011 Review of Geraint Hughes, Harold Wilson’s Cold War: The Labour Government and East West Politics, 1964–1970, Socialist History Journal, 38, 116–19

2010 ‘Half remembered quotations from mostly forgotten speeches: the limits of Labour’s European policy discourse’, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 12/2, 205-22 [with Oliver Daddow]

2010 ‘Joining Europe? Britain, Scandinavia and the EC’s first enlargement’, International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam

2010 ‘European socialists and the import surcharge’, EU Liaison Committee of Historians, Aarhus University

2010 Review of David Redvaldsen, The Labour Party in Britain and Norway: Elections and the Pursuit of Power, Twentieth Century British History, 24/1, 153–55

2010 Review of Wolfram Kaiser, Brigitte Leucht and Morten Rasmussen (eds.), The History of the European Union: Origins of a Trans- and Supranational Polity, 1950–72, Journal of Contemporary European Research, 6/2, 289–91

2010 Review of European Navigator: the Authoritative Multimedia Reference on the History of Europe (www.ena.lu), Reviews in History, no. 951 [co-authored with Christian Salm]

2009 ‘The European narratives of the British Labour party’, EUI, Florence

2009 ‘The British, Danish and Norwegian socialists parties and EFTA’, Institute of Historical Research, London

University Lecturer

  • Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
  • Institute for History
  • History and International Studies

Work address

Johan Huizinga
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 0.16

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