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 Sam Young

Sam Young

Research student,

Overview

I am a PhD student in the School of Modern Languages, where I am researching the role of Catholic associations in the development of social housing in post-war France (1944-1958). My work is funded by the AHRC South West & Wales Doctoral Training Partnership (SWW DTP2).


I studied for a BA in History & French at the University of Nottingham between 2014 and 2018, during which time I spent a year working in Paris for Steele & Holt press agency and ESIEE engineering college. I later completed an MA in Modern History at the University of Sheffield, specialising in post-war French conservative politics. I began my PhD at Cardiff University in October 2019.


In November 2019 I was appointed as a General Editor for Question, the PGR journal of the SWW DTP. I am also the PGR Co-Lead for the History & Heritage research theme within the School of Modern Languages. 


Research

Teaching

I am currently teaching on the first-year module 'ML6187 National and Global Perspectives on France', within the School of Modern Languages.

Thesis

‘Assessing the role of Catholic associations in the post-war housing crisis in France, 1944-1958’

Funding source

AHRC South West & Wales Doctoral Training Partnership 2

Supervisors

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Professor Hanna Diamond

Professor of French

Areas of expertise