Grace Huxford – University of Bristol

Name: Grace Huxford

Organisation: University of Bristol

Disciplinary Area: History

Research Area: Post-1945/Cold War conflict, oral history, aftermath of conflict and history of military families

Role: Research Provider


Which call are you planning to apply for?

Interdisciplinary Innovation Award

What are your research interests?

  • History of conflict in the post-1945/Cold War era
  • Post-war British Army
  • Impact of conflict on families/personal relationships
  • Life-narratives
  • Oral history/qualitative research interviews

What is your offer?

I am an historian of post-1945 Britain, with a particular interest in the social and cultural impact of the Cold War. My research has included detailed analysis of soldier narratives in the post-1945 era and the history of military subjectivity. My current research explores the British Army in Germany after the Second World War, with a particular focus on military family life. I am an experienced oral historian and would be keen to use this methodology in some way in a collaborative project.

Who would you like to collaborate with?

I would like to collaborate with individuals interested in post-conflict situations, oral history/qualitative interviews, life-narratives, critical military studies and/or families and conflict, from any discipline or sector.