Peter Leese

Peter Leese

Associate Professor

Primary fields of research

Historical Trauma: transnational and cultural approaches 

War, violence and psyche 19th-21st c         

Migration: histories of experience, memory and narrative

Methodologies (micro; oral; visual)

Teaching

War, Technology and Culture in the 20th c (MA)

Migration Histories, Migration Stories 1800-2000 (MA)

Visualising the Migrant Past (MA)

Europe's 20th century: societies and cultures (BA)

Traumatic Memory: personal and collective histories (BA)

London 1800-2000 (BA)

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Migrant Representations: life story, investigation, picture

    Leese, Peter, 15 Jan 2022, Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. 304 p. (Migrations and Identities, Vol. 9).

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Alternative Histories of Resilience: After and Before PTSD

    Leese, Peter, 22 Nov 2022, Resilience: Militaries and Militarism. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, Springer, p. 75-98 23 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Resilience before PTSD: or, Robert Vas vs The Bomb

    Leese, Peter, 1 Nov 2022, In: Critical Military Studies. 8, 4, p. 428-442 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  4. Published

    The Limits of Trauma: Experience and narrative in Europe c. 1945

    Leese, Peter, 1 Jan 2022, Trauma, Experience and Narrative in Europe after World War Two. Leese, P. & Kivimaki, V. (eds.). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, Springer, p. 3-26 23 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Languages of trauma: History, memory, and media

    Leese, Peter (ed.), Köhne, J. B. (ed.) & Crouthamel, J. (ed.), 1 Mar 2021, Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 408 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    Shell Shock: Traumatic Neurosis and the British Soldiers of the First World War

    Leese, Peter, 1 Oct 2014, Revised ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 240 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Selected activities

  1. Resilience and Reconstruction

    Leese, Peter (Organizer)

    30 Nov 20231 Dec 2023

    Activity: Participating in an event - typesOrganisation of and participation in conference

  2. 11th International Health Humanities Conference.

    Leese, Peter (Workshop leader)

    21 Sep 202323 Sep 2023

    Activity: Participating in an event - typesOrganisation of and participation in conference

  3. War Trauma and Mass Violence

    Leese, Peter (Participant)

    19 Jun 202323 Jun 2023

    Activity: Participating in an event - typesOrganisation of and participation in conference

  4. Witnessing the Now

    Leese, Peter (Participant)

    24 Feb 2023

    Activity: Participating in an event - typesOrganisation of and participation in conference

  5. Personal Sources in Migration Studies

    Leese, Peter (Organizer)

    25 Nov 2022

    Activity: Participating in an event - typesOrganisation of and participation in conference

  6. Culture and the Mind

    Leese, Peter (Organizer) & Antic, Ana (Organizer)

    28 May 2021

    Activity: Participating in an event - typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

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