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Miss Beth Jenkins 

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Position:PhD History

Academic History:

2012 - : PhD, Cardiff University (funded by AHRC)

2011 - 2012: MA History, Cardiff University (Distinction)

2008 - 2011: BA History, Cardiff University (First Class Honours)


PhD Research:

Working Title: Gender and the Professions in Wales, c.1880-1945

Start Date: October 2012

First Supervisor: Dr Tracey Loughren / Dr Stephanie Ward

Second Supervisor: Professor Bill Jones

Additional Information:


Seminar tutor:
Year 1: Modern Wales (HS1104), Economic History (BS1546)
Year 2: Approaches to History (HS1701)
Year 3: Gender, Power and Subjectivity (HS1894)

Public engagement
Postgraduate project coordinator of ‘SHARE with Schools’, a widening access and community engagement initiative in the School of History, Archaeology and Religion at Cardiff University.

General Editor of SHARE: Studies in History, Archaeology, Religion and Conservation.


Arts and Humanities Research Council Studentship, 2012-15.
Glanmor Williams Scholarship, 2013.
James Pantyfedwen Foundation Scholarship, 2011-12.
A J Little Award, Cardiff University, 2011.
Nomination for the Royal Historical Society’s Dissertation Prize, 2011.
Charles Morgan Prize, Cardiff University, 2009 & 2011.

Conference organisation
Co-organiser of Conflict in Historical Perspectives, Royal Historical Society Postgraduate Speakers Series, Cardiff University, 2015.
Co-organiser of Gender, Generation and the Body, Cardiff University, 2014.
Co-organiser of Voice of Humanities, Cardiff University, 2014.
Co-organiser of the annual Welsh History Postgraduate Symposium, 2012 & 2013.


Member of Families, Identities and Gender Research Network (FIG), Women’s Archive Wales, and West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network.


‘Queen of the Bristol Channel Ports’: the intersection of gender and civic identity in Cardiff, c.1880-1914’, Women’s History Review (2014)