Kate Terkanian

Dr Kate Terkanian

  • 01202 968816
  • kterkanian at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Lecturer in History
  • Weymouth House W404, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Journal Articles


  • Cosson, F. and Terkanian, K., 2023. The Graduate Project: A Model for Embedded Employability in Arts and Humanities Undergraduate Education. In: Broadley, T., Cai, Y., Firth, M., Hunt, E. and Neugebauer, J., eds. Handbook of Graduate Employability. SAGE.


Internet Publications



  • Bournemouth and Beales: Department Stores, Community, and the Decline of the High Street (BU ACORN Fund, 15 Feb 2022). Awarded

Conference Presentations

  • 6th World Conference of the IFPH, Documenting the High Street: Collecting Memories and Reimagining the Future, 16 Aug 2022, Berlin, Germany
  • Doing Women's Film and Television History: Histories of Women in Film and Television: Then and Now, “Translating radio productions into television programmes: the post-war career of BBC writer/producer Nesta Pain”, 10 Jul 2021, Maynooth, Ireland, Online
  • Doing Women's Film and Television History: Histories of Women in Film and Television: Then and Now, Roundtable: International Perspectives on Women’s Television Production Histories, 10 Jul 2021, Maynooth, Ireland, online
  • Oral History & The Media, Unity and Isolation: BBC Employee Experiences during the Second World War, 09 Jul 2021, Online
  • Gendered Labour, Technology and the Media Workshop, From Women Operators to Technical Assistants: Women in the BBC’s Wartime Engineering Division, 11 Jan 2019, University of Sussex
  • Transmitters, Trust and Confidence: Wartime Women and Transmitters at the BBC, 18 Dec 2018, Alexandra Palace, London
  • What is British Contemporary History Now?, Consensus Panel, 13 Sep 2017, London
  • Women and the Wider World, Influencing the International Listener: Nesta Pain and the Projection of Britain, 01 Sep 2017, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Tracing Entanglements in Media History, Nesta Pain at the BBC. The Entangled Producer, 17 May 2017, Lund University, Sweden
  • Comparative Homefronts: World War II, Maintaining Authority – The BBC, the Home Front and Woman Power, 14 Jan 2016, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
  • Female Agency, Activism and Organisation, Gendering Jobs at the BBC, 04 Sep 2015, University of Kent, Canterbury
  • “The Ideal Woman”: Interrogating Femininity across Disciplines and Time, Why We Fight: Rosie the Riveter, the Pin-Up Girl and Post-War America, 11 Mar 2011, Queen’s University Belfast


  • PhD in History (Bournemouth University, 2019)
  • MA in History (University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, 2009)