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Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite

Lecturer in History, UCL

Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite is a historian of twentieth century Britain. Her PhD examined political and popular ideas about class in England between c. 1969 and 2000. Other historical subjects she has an interest in include gender, sexuality and prostitution. She has published work on Thatcher, including ‘Neo-liberalism and morality in the making of Thatcherite social policy’, in the Historical Journal (2012), and on New Labour, including ‘“Class” in the development of British Labour Party ideology, 1983-1997’, in Archiv für Sozialgeschichte (2013). From 2013-15 she was a Junior Research Fellow at Clare College, Cambridge. Her next major project will examine homelessness in twentieth century London.


  • –present
    Lecturer in History, UCL