Contemporary British political historian | Writer on fashion, film and food | Events coordinator Hello, I'm John, a Politics & Contemporary History Master's student with significant experience working in my local residence community as Community Facilitator. Writing a postgraduate dissertation on the development of special advisers during the Brown administration of 2007-10. Specialities include contemporary British political history, special advisers in UK government, philosophy, social media marketing and the creation of promotional content. Interests include menswear, jazz, science fiction and film criticism. Feel free to connect and let's have a chat. :-)
- Rhythm and Frames radio showCurating and hosting a monthly show on the Rhythm and Frames radio station (as 'John C-K'). Available via Mixcloud or at www.rhythmandframes.co.uk. Rhythm and Frames is an independent artist collective established in 2020 at the Royal College of Art. We aim to form community through radio, screenings and parties.
- MA Dissertation on Brown-era special advisersCurrently undertaking research for postgraduate dissertation on the role and behaviour of special advisers during the Brown administration of 2007-10. Involves a wide range of advanced historical methodologies and in-depth oral interviewing of a number of significant figures. Supervised by Dr Michael Kandiah, Department of Political Economy.
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Disc Jockey / Radio PresenterRhythm and Frames
London, United KingdomPart Time
Curating and hosting a monthly show on the Rhythm and Frames radio station. Available via Mixcloud or at www.rhythmandframes.co.uk.
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- Interpersonal Communication
- Team Coordination
- Political Analysis
- Historical Research
Master of Arts in Politics and Contemporary British HistoryKing's College London
London, United Kingdom
Advanced study of contemporary political history and the ways in which it has shaped the governance, constitution and politics of modern Britain. This includes modules on: - post-war history of British politics - economic history and the politics of the Treasury - history of UK-European relations - constitutional and governmental history - history of parties, voters and political culture Currently undertaking research for a dissertation on special advisers during the Brown administration of 2007-10.
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2019 RA Award (national)CUBO (College and University Business Officers)https://www.cubo.ac.uk/page/2019raawards "RAs and Residence Life Professionals provide essential support for hundreds of thousands of students every year. Only through their dedication, resourcefulness and hard work are we able to provide the environments and additional educational opportunities outside lecture theatres where they can learn, flourish and be supported. The CUBO RA Awards allow us to honour those whose contributions have been recognised by their peers as truly exceptional." Richard Kington, CUBO Board Member - International Portfolio.
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