rhododendrons
BBC Radio 4 Analysis, ‘what’s the point of street protest?’
East London primary sources
The Cuckoo Cage at Womad 2022
MERL OSS lantern slide exhibition now online
Frow lecture at the WCML: trespass and enclosure
Histories of privacy
Pavements bibliography
review of Stevenage for Tribune
new: Dan Snow’s HistoryHit podcast on ‘enclosures’
me at woman on panel

contact

me on newsnight august 2019
me on Newsnight, August 2019

Prof Katrina Navickas, a historian of popular protest and public space in England

I am Professor of History, University of Hertfordshire:  link to staff page

I was Open Spaces Society Fellow 2020-21 at the Museum of English Rural Life

Twitter: @katrinanavickas and Rural Modernism: @RuralModernism

My books

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protest and the politics of space and place
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Loyalism and Radicalism in Lancashire

Recent press

bbc radio 4
  • At Womad 2022, I chaired a panel of writers for Comma Press’s collection, The Cuckoo Cage: Bidisha, Courttia Newland and Irfan Master.
me on a panel at womad
‘World of Words’ tent, Womad festival, 30 July 2022
  • I gave the Frow Lecture at the Working Class Movement Library, June 2022
me in front of a right to roam banner
Frow lecture, Working Class Movement Library, June 2022
  • Dan Snow’s HistoryHit, podcast, ‘enclosures’, 2022:

https://podfollow.com/1042631089/episode/13ee7d03c66a922fc552b292897a4cb33bdac080/view

https://twitter.com/HistoryHit/status/1509923819762466821
leading the Open City London: Croydon walking tour, 2021, image courtesy of Rob Telford, https://twitter.com/robtelford

https://pod.link/1562980101/episode/1f5b0b2e216325dd3bb357af05503efa

  • BBC One’s The One Show, 1 March 2021, interviewed by Bill Bailey on the Ramblers’ Association’s campaign to save lost footpaths. With Jack Cornish of the Ramblers.
me and bill bailey, march 2021
  • BBC Newsnight, August 2019, on the Peterloo 2019 commemorations:
panel at kennington 2018
Kennington Park Chartist festival 2018

Writing:

I’ve written for the LRB, Tribune, History Today, Red Pepper, and Open City.

https://tribunemag.co.uk/2022/05/utopia-and-reality

Tribune article
https://tribunemag.co.uk/2022/05/utopia-and-reality
Croydon tour map
Croydon Pocket Tour map
open house guide to London
  • Essay in The Cuckoo Cage, edited by Ra Page (Comma Press, 2022)

https://commapress.co.uk/books/the-cuckoo-cage

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