People

Ryan Clarke

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Department of History
Postgraduate Research Student
Department of History
 Ryan Clarke

Profile

Biography

BA Modern History and Politics (2016) MA History (2017) PhD History (2017-present) I have been involved in and/or spoken at various conferences listed below: 'NGOs and White-Settler Culture During the Zimbabwean Liberation War 1972-1980', Department History Seminar, University of Essex, December 11th 2019. Oxfam and Villagisation: A comparative focus of Oxfam involvement in Tanzania and Rhodesia in the 1970s at Freedom Road and its intersections: the struggles for the liberation of Southern and central Africa and their interconnections, University of Stirling, June 15th 2019. Fieldwork abroad: A Comparative Focus on research in Zambia and Zimbabwe (co-presented with Tarynn Gourley, University of Kent), CHASE Encounters Conference, University of Sussex, 16th November 2019. Fieldwork abroad: A focus on field research in Zimbabwe July to November 2019, Department History Seminar, University of Essex, December 11th 2019. Whitehall and Aid during the Zimbabwean Liberation War (1972-1980), LSE HY509 International History Research Seminar, London School of Economics, 19th February 2020. NGOs and Strategic Resettlement during the Zimbabwean Liberation War (1972-1980), Counterinsurgency Forum, Defence Research Network, Land Warfare Centre, Warminster, 26th February 2020. Prizes and Grants AHRC CHASE studentship (2017-2020) MA Dissertation Prize (2017)

Research and professional activities

Thesis

NGOs and Strategic Resettlement during the Zimbabwean Liberation War (1972-1980)

Supervisor: Jeremy Krikler

Research interests

Guerrilla Warfare and counter-insurgency in the 20th century

Decolonisation

South and Southern Africa

The history of NGOs

Contact

rclarkd@essex.ac.uk

Location:

Colchester Campus