Prof. Arthur McIvor
Participates in 2 items
Arthur McIvor is Professor of Social History and Director of the Scottish Oral History Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland. His research interests lie in oral history, labour history, the history of work and occupational health. He has published extensively in these areas, including Miners’ Lung (Ashgate, 2007: with Ronald Johnston) and Working Lives: Work in Britain since 1945 (Palgrave, 2013). He has subsequently completed an AHRC funded project and a co-authored book, Juliette Pattinson, Arthur McIvor and Linsey Robb, Men in Reserve: British Civilian Masculinities in the Second World War (Manchester University Press, forthcoming, 2016). He is currently working on an oral history of deindustrialisation and on disability (particularly in British coalfield communities) since 1945.
Sessions in which Prof. Arthur McIvor participates
- Memory and Heritage: Oral Narratives and Cultural Representations of Industry, Work and Deindustrialization in Scotland UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-1540
- 11:00 - 12:30 | 1 hour 30 minutes
- Industrial heritage in Britain has tended to be romanticised in museum ‘cathedrals’ and ‘theme parks’ (like Beamish), with workers’ lived experi...
- Regular session
- 11.00 "Scrap Heap" Stories: Oral Narratives of Work Loss, Health and the Body in Deindustrializing Scotland
- Participant Prof. Arthur McIvor (Univ Strathclyde) |
- 11:00 - 11:30 | 30 minutes Part of: Memory and Heritage: Oral Narratives and Cultural Representations of Industry, Work and Deindustrialization in Scotland
- Industrial heritage in Britain has tended to be romanticized in museum “cathedrals” and “theme parks” (like Beamish), with workers’ lived experi...