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Prof Keith Grieves

Prof Keith Grieves

School: Education

Job Title: Professor

Email: K.Grieves@kingston.ac.uk

Phone: 0208 417 5100

Location: Edu-Kingston Hill 242

Biography

Keith is currently a reader in history, as well as programme leader of the EdD, in which he also supervises student research proposals and projects. In addition, Keith provides supervision for MPhil and PhD history students and delivers teaching in history education on the BA in primary teaching and PGCE programmes.

Between 2000 and 2007 he held the role of Director of Research for the School of Education. He has undertaken research on rural communities in the era of the Great War including landscape and memory; the propinquity of place; woodland as a material and recreational resource; libraries and reading rooms, and the landed military nexus in downland and wealden settings.

Keith has published a number of book chapters, journal articles and conference papers on the impact of war on British society in the early twentieth century, including case studies arising from Surrey, Sussex and southern England.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • PhD, University of Manchester
  • BEd, West Sussex Institute of Higher Education

Professional experience

  • 2000 - present
    EdD Programme Director, School of Education, Kingston University,
  • 1997 - present
    Reader in History, School of Education, Kingston University,
  • 2000 - 2007
    Director of Research, School of Education, Kingston University,
  • 1990 - 1997
    Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in History/History Education, School of Education, Kingston University,

Research interests

History of rural communities in south-east England in the era of the Great War; history landscape and memory in the era of the First World War; the rural libraries movement history in early twentieth century England; history of woodland as a material and recreational resource in war and peace in the twentieth century.

Grants and funding

  • 1988
    Leverhulme research grant

Publications

Number of items: 33.

Article

Grieves, Keith and White, Jenifer (2014) Useful war memorials, landscape preservation and public access to the English countryside: fitting tributes to the fallen of the Great War. Garden History, 42(S1), pp. 18-33. ISSN (print) 0307-1243

Grieves, Keith (2008) Leith Hill, Surrey: Landscape, locality and nation in the era of the Great War. Landscapes, 9(2), pp. 45-69. ISSN (print) 1466-2035

Grieves, Keith (2003) "There are times when we would all prefer the factory life": letters from the trenches to the Shippam works in Chichester during the First World War. Family & Community History, 6(1), pp. 59-70. ISSN (print) 1463-1180

Grieves, Keith (2001) Book Review of: Battlefield tourism: Pilgrimage and the commemoration of the Great War in Britain, Australia and Canada, 1919-1939 by David W. Lloyd. History, 86(281), pp. 98-99. ISSN (print) 0018-2648

Grieves, Keith (2001) Rural parish churches and the bereaved in Sussex after the First World War. Sussex Archaeological Collections, 139, pp. 203-214. ISSN (print) 0143-8204

Grieves, Keith (2000) Investigating local war memorial committees: demobilised soldiers, the bereaved and expressions of local pride in Sussex villages, 1918 - 1921. The Local Historian, 30(1), pp. 39-58. ISSN (print) 0024-5585

Grieves, Keith (2000) Commemorating the fallen: the Lord Lieutenant's soldier sons in the First World War and the making of the Memorial Chapel at St. Barnabas Church, Ranmore. Surrey History, 6(2),

Grieves, Keith (1999) Common meeting places and the brightening of rural life: local debates on village halls in Sussex after the First World War. Rural History, 10(2), pp. 171-192. ISSN (print) 0956-7933

Grieves, Keith (1997) C.E. Montague and the making of disenchantment, 1914-1921. War in History, 4(1), pp. 35-59. ISSN (print) 0968-3445

Book

Grieves, Keith (2004) Sussex in the First World War. Lewes, UK : Sussex Record Society. 394p. (Sussex Record Society) ISBN 0854450564

Book Section

Grieves, Keith (2014) Commemorating the fallen in Surrey's open spaces after the Great War. In: Mansfield, Nick and Homer, Craig, (eds.) The Great War: localities and regional identities. Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K. : Cambridge Scholars. pp. 77-98. ISBN 9781443856522

Grieves, Keith (2014) Peace celebrations and war memorials. In: Hayes, Martin and White, Emma, (eds.) West Sussex: remembering 1914-18. Stroud, U.K. : The History Press. pp. 202-217. (Great War Britain) ISBN 9780750960656

Grieves, Keith (2011) Remembering the fallen of the Great War in open spaces in the English countryside. In: Andrews, Maggie , Bagot Jewitt, Charles and Hunt, Nigel, (eds.) Lest we forget: remembrance & commemoration. Stroud, U.K. : The History Press. pp. 141-145. ISBN 9780752473345

Grieves, Keith (2008) Cowans, Sir John Stephen (1862-1921). In: Matthew, H.C.G. and Harrison, Brian, (eds.) Oxford dictionary of national biography. Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198614111

Grieves, Keith (2008) War comes to the fields: sacrifice, localism and ploughing up the English countryside in 1917. In: Beckett, Ian F.W., (ed.) 1917: beyond the Western Front. Leiden, The Netherlands : Brill. pp. 159-176. (History of warfare, no. 54) ISBN 9789004171398

Grieves, Keith (2008) The propinquity of place: home, landscape and soldier poets of the Great War. In: Meyer, Jessica, (ed.) British popular culture and the First World War. Leiden, The Netherlands : Brill. pp. 21-46. (History of Warfare, no. 48) ISBN 9789004166585

Grieves, K. (2007) Depicting the war on the Western Front: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the publication of 'The British Campaign in France and Flanders'. In: Hammond, Mary and Towheed, Shafquat, (eds.) Publishing in the First World War: essays in book history. Basingstoke, U.K. : Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9780230500761

Grieves, Keith (2005) Huts, demobilisation and the quest for an associational life in rural communities afer the Great War. In: Purseigle, Pierre, (ed.) Warfare and belligerence: perspectives in First World War studies. Netherlands : Brill Academic Publishers. pp. 243-264. ISBN 9004143521

Grieves, Keith (2004) Remembering an ill-fated venture: the Fourth Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment at Suvla Bay and its legacy, 1915-39. In: Macleod, Jenny, (ed.) Gallipoli: making history. Oxford, UK : Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group. pp. 110-124. (Military History and Policy) ISBN 0714654620

Grieves, Keith (2004) Duncan, Sir Andrew Rae (1884-1952). In: Matthew, H.C.G. and Harrison, Brian, (eds.) Oxford dictionary of national biography. Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198614111

Grieves, Keith (2004) Geddes, Auckland Campbell, first Baron Geddes (1879-1954). In: Matthew, H.C.G. and Harrison, Brian, (eds.) Oxford dictionary of national biography. Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198614111

Grieves, Keith (2004) Geddes, Sir Eric Campbell (1875-1937). In: Matthew, H.C.G. and Harrison, Brian, (eds.) Oxford dictionary of national biography. Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198614111

Grieves, Keith (2004) Hunter, Sir Ellis (1892-1961). In: Matthew, H.C.G. and Harrison, Brian, (eds.) Oxford dictionary of national biography. Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198614111

Grieves, Keith (2004) Lowther, Claude William Henry (1870-1929). In: Matthew, H.C.G., (ed.) Oxford dictionary of national biography. Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198614111

Grieves, Keith (2004) Mackay, James Lyle, first earl of Inchcape (1852-1932). In: Matthew, H.C.G. and Harrison, Brian, (eds.) Oxford dictionary of national biography. Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198614111

Grieves, Keith (2004) Maclay, Joseph Paton, first Baron Maclay (1857-1951). In: Matthew, H.C.G. and Harrison, Brian, (eds.) Oxford dictionary of national biography. Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198614111

Grieves, Keith (2004) Montague, Charles Edward (1867-1928). In: Matthew, H.C.G. and Harrison, Brian, (eds.) Oxford dictionary of national biography. Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198614111

Grieves, Keith (2004) Stanley, Edward George Villiers, seventeenth earl of Derby (1865-1948). In: Matthew, H.C.G. and Harrison, Brian, (eds.) Oxford dictionary of national biography. Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198614111

Grieves, Keith (2004) Swinton, Sir Ernest Dunlop (1868-1951). In: Matthew, H.C.G. and Harrison, Brian, (eds.) Oxford dictionary of national biography. Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198614111

Grieves, Keith (2004) The quiet of the country and the restless excitement of towns: rural perspectives on the home front, 1914-1918. In: Tebbutt, Melanie, (ed.) Rural and urban encounters in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: regional perspectives. Machester, U.K. : Conference of regional and local historians. pp. 79-97. ISBN 0954506995

Grieves, Keith R (2000) Lloyd George and the management of the British war economy. In: Chickering, Roger and Forster, Stig, (eds.) Great War, Total War: Combat and Mobilization on the Western Front, 1914-1918. Cambridge, U.K. : Cambridge University Press. pp. 369-387. (Publications of the German Historical Institute) ISBN 0521773520

Conference or Workshop Item

Grieves, Keith (2008) The wooded Surrey hills as a material and recreational resource in war and peace 1800-1950. In: Earth, air, fire and water: Surrey's industries in a rural setting : Industries study day; 05 Apr 2008, Woking, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Grieves, Keith (2007) Memorials and rural iconography. In: AHRC seminar: Imagining the interwar village; 13 - 14 Apr 2007, Brighton, U.K.. (Unpublished)

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