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Dr Charlotte Clements

Course Director, BA History

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    020 7815 5767
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    Law and Social Sciences / Social Sciences

Dr Charlotte Clements is a Senior Lecturer in History in the Division of Social Sciences, School of Law and Social Science. She specialises in modern and contemporary British history with a focus on youth, welfare and charity in Britain since 1945. Charlotte has worked on a British Academy project supporting charities and voluntary archives to preserve and use their archives. Charlotte teaches sources and methods, twentieth century British History and guest lectures on youth crime, youth culture and delinquency. She also oversees the work placement module and employability and volunteering activity in the Division of Social Sciences.

Charlotte teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students on historical research methods, sources, twentieth century Britain and the history of London. Charlotte supervises work placement students and third year project/dissertation students. She is Course Director for the BA (Hons) in History.

Charlotte's research looks at youth, charity and welfare since 1945. She is interested in youth clubs and voluntary youth services, the young people that went to youth clubs and the way the state used the youth service to try and tackle juvenile delinquency. Her other area of research is the preservation and use of the archives of charities and voluntary organisations.

View my publications at
  • Social History Society
  • British Academy Research Project ‘Digitising the Mixed Economy of Welfare in Britain’: Advisory Board Member
  • Charity Finance Group, Research Advisory Board Member