Dr Stefan Ramsden

Dr Stefan Ramsden

Lecturer in History

Faculty and Department

  • Student Services
  • Student Services


  • PhD


Stefan is a social historian specialising in the history of the British working classes during the second half of the 20th century.

His publications focus on changing patterns of sociability and modes of belonging, with particular reference to the impact of post-war 'affluence'.

His recent book, 'Working-Class Community in the Age of Affluence', has been published by Routledge as part of the series 'Perspectives in Economic and Social History'.

Stefan is currently researching working-class involvement in the St John Ambulance Brigade across the 20th century, as a lens through which to consider change and continuity in civil society.


Module convenor and lecturer on 'Thinking About the Past'

Lecturer on MA module 'Practicing Modern History'

Seminar tutor on 'The Past: Reality and Reconstruction'

Lecturer on 'The Bloody Code: Crime and Punishment in 18th Century London'

Lecturer on foundation year English Language for Academic Purposes'

Academic supervisor for PhD 'Heritage Consortium' programme.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

First aid and voluntarism in England, 1945-­85

Ramsden, S., & Wall, R. (2019). First aid and voluntarism in England, 1945-­85. Twentieth Century British History, https://doi.org/10.1093/tcbh/hwy043