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Dr Leighton James

Dr Leighton James

Associate Professor, History

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 513188

Email address

Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker
Office - 137
First Floor
James Callaghan
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Dr Leighton James is a historian of late eighteenth and nineteenth century Europe, with a particular interest in the social and cultural history of the Seven Years’ War and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic epoch. 

He is a founder member of the Society for the History of War (SHOW) and of the Research Group for the Study of Conflict, Reconstruction and Memory (CRAM) 

Areas Of Expertise

  • Revolutionary and Napoleonic Europe
  • The Seven Years’ War
  • Labour History