Thomas Webb

Email: t.webb@liverpool.ac.uk
Twitter: @TomIanW

Previous education

  • BA History (First Class), University of Liverpool
  • MA Cultural History (Distinction), University of Liverpool

Thesis title

Human-Animal Relations in Britain in during the Second World War.

Supervisors

Dr. Chris Pearson (Liverpool – History), Dr. Mark Riley (Liverpool – Geography), and Prof. Penny Summerfield (Manchester – History).

Research summary

My research focuses on the impact of the Second World War on human-animal relationships on the British Home Front, especially where these relationships intersect with forms of food production.

Conference papers

‘‘Pigs for Victory’: The return of urban agriculture in wartime Britain’, Agricultural History Society Annual Conference, Kentucky, USA, June 2015. (Funded by the NWCDTP, the AHS, and the University of Liverpool).

‘‘Pigs for Victory’: The return of urban agriculture in wartime Britain’, Human-Animal Studies Interest Group Workshop, University of Liverpool, May 2015.