Postdoctoral Researcher, Birkbeck, University of London

David Brydan is a researcher at Birkbeck, specialising in the history of internationalism, international health, humanitarianism and modern Spain. He is a member of the Wellcome Trust-funded Reluctant Internationalists project at Birkbeck (, which investigates the history of international organizations, movements and networks in twentieth-century Europe. His PhD explored the history of internationalism and international health in Franco's Spain.


  • 2009–present
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Birkbeck, University of London
  • –present
    PhD Candidate, Birkbeck, University of London