Professor Paul Readman

Paul Readman is Professor of Modern British History at King’s College London. His research interests include modern British political and cultural history. His publications include Land and Nation in England: Patriotism, National Identity and the Politics of Land, 1880-1914 (2008), The Land Question in Britain, 1750-1950 (2009), Borderlands in World History, 1700–1914 (2014), and Walking Histories, 1800–1914 (2016).

Paul is Director of the major AHRC-funded project ‘The Redress of the Past: Historical Pageants in Britain, 1905-2016’. His latest publications include Storied Ground. Landscape and the Shaping of English National Identity (2018) and the edited collection Restaging the Past. Historical Pageants, Culture and Society in Modern Britain (2020). Paul also co-convenes the Institute of Historical Research (IHR) seminar ‘Britain, 1815-1945’.