Professional Activities

Mark conducts peer reviews for the Journal of Holocaust and Genocide Studies.

Mark is the Senior Advisor in the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities 

External Activities


Conference Papers:


December 2017 - '“We” remember it the way it was, “They” remember it their way: Far Right Ideological Memory and the Holocaust' presented at Memory Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 

July 2017 -  ‘Trying to Destroy Memory: Representing the Holocaust in Far Right Political Fiction’ presented at ‘Testimony, Memory and Reading Trauma in Representations of The Holocaust’ Symposium, University of East Anglia, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

July 2016 - ‘Always Remembering to Forget: Holocaust Denial in Far Right Memory’ presented at ‘The Presence of the Holocaust in Society, Politics and Culture, c.1970 – 2015’ University College London, BAHS conference, London, United Kingdom.

February 2016 - ‘Battles for Trafalgar Square: Fascism and Anti-Fascism’ presented at ‘Before ’68: The Left, Activism & Social Movements in the Long 1960s’ The University of East Anglia, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

September 2015 - ‘Defending the Indefensible: Far-Right Politics and the Holocaust Perpetrator’ presented at ‘Encountering Perpetrators of Mass Violence, Political Violence and Genocide’ University of Winchester, Hampshire, United Kingdom.

October 2014 - ‘Hitler’s British Heirs: The Holocaust and Far Right Ideology’ presented at ‘British Modern History Seminar’ University of East Anglia, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

November 2013 - ‘Using Lies: Holocaust Denial and the British Far Right’ presented at ‘Modern History Lecture Series’ University of Winchester, Hampshire, United Kingdom.

July 2013 - ‘Challenging and the Challenge of Holocaust Denial: Past, Present and Future’ presented at the ‘Future of Holocaust Studies’ University of Southampton, BAHS conference, Hampshire, United Kingdom.

April 2012 - ‘Destroying Memory: The Attack on Holocaust Conscience and Memory in Britain 1942-2011’ presented at the ‘Second International Graduates Conference for Holocaust and Genocide Studies’ Clark University, Worcester, MA, United States of America.

June 2011 - ‘Hiding in the gaps: Holocaust Historiography, Holocaust denial and David Irving’ presented at ‘Modern History Lecture Series’ University of Winchester, Hampshire, United Kingdom.

September 2010 - ‘Holocaust Denial A Historical Perspective: Alexander Ratcliffe: British Holocaust Denial in Embryo.’ presented at ‘A Contextual View of Holocaust and Genocide Denial.’ University of Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom.

Public Engagement:

February 2017 - 'Always Remembering to Forget: Holocaust Denial in Britain since 1942-2000' The Historical Association: Essex Branch, Essex, United Kingdom.

November 2015 - ‘Hitler’s British “Historians”: Holocaust Denial in Britain Since 1942’ presented at The Historical Association: Norfolk and Norwich Branch, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

Outreach:

Mark is also interested and active in outreach and widening participation. He delivers interactive academic workshops to sixth form and international students.

July 2017 - Workshop: ‘LOL Hitler: Comedy Ethics and History’ delivered at UEA Sixth Form Conference.

August 2016 – Workshop: ‘“Доверяй, нопроверяй” ? History and National Identity’ delivered to students from St. Benedict School, St Petersburg, Russia at UEA.

August 2016 – Workshop: ‘‘Our finest hour’? Britain and the Second World War’ delivered to students from the Osaka Summer Schools Programme, Osaka, Japan at UEA.

July 2016 - Workshop and Field Trip: ‘Sharing Histories: Lives Lived Past and Present’ delivered to students from Ocean University, Shandong, China.

July 2016 – Workshop: ‘Night in with the Nazis’ delivered at UEA Sixth Form Conference.

July 2015 – Lecture: ‘Nazi Germany and the Final Solution’ delivered to sixth form students at Wymondham college, Norwich, Norfolk.

July 2014 – Workshop: ‘History and Heritage: Commemoration of the First World War’ delivered at UEA Residential Summer School.

July 2014 – Lecture: ‘“To Learn from the Mistakes of the Past: Studying History and Contemporary Society’ delivered at UEA Residential Summer School.

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