Kerrie McGiveron

Postgraduate Research Student


Kerrie has a BA and MA in; History and 20th Century History respectively. 

Research Interests

Thesis Title

"What is a Big Flame Group? Uncovering a radical, internationalist socialist-feminist organisation, 1970-1984."

Kerrie's research focuses on new left activism, second wave feminism and specifically, the radical left wing group, Big Flame. She looks at gender, class and radical political movements of the 20th Century. 

Kerrie's thesis examines the emergence of Big Flame groups in the 1970s in the Merseyside area and how this represented a growing tendency for increasingly radical political movements in the post-1968 period accross Europe as a whole.

Research Funding

Arts and Humanities Research Centre (AHRC) - North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP)