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School of Geography

Dr David Geiringer


Postdoctoral Research Associate

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7882 2745
Room Number: Bancroft Building, CC2.11


David works with Professor Alastair Owens as a Postdoctoral Research Assistant on the research project ‘Clerical domesticity and the inner city: Vicarages and urban change in Britain, 1960-1990’.

David joined us from the School of History at Queen Mary where he has just completed a one year post as Lecturer in Contemporary British History. Prior to joining Queen Mary he undertook his AHRC-funded PhD ‘The Pope and the Pill: exploring the sexual experiences of Catholic women in post-war England’ at the University of Sussex. He has recent papers in Twentieth Century British History and Cultural and Social History and a forthcoming article in Contemporary British History. He has also just completed a draft of his monograph for Manchester University Press: The Pope and the Pill: Sex, Catholicism and Social Change in post-war England. Alongside his core interests in the history of modern religion, David in  working on collaborative projects with James Baker (Sussex) on the history of the home computer and its impact on family and domestic life in 1990s Britain, and with Claire Langhamer (Sussex) on ‘Emotional Labour’: Feelings at Work in Modern England’, covering the last 100 years.


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