School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Staff Profile

Dr Chris Bannister

Visiting Fellow


Dr Chris Bannister is a Visiting Fellow at Newcastle University and Postdoctoral Fellow on the Ministry of Information Project at the Institute of English Studies, University of London. He is also a BBC/AHRC New Generation Thinker 2017.

His research to date has been chiefly concerned with propaganda in the Twentieth Century, with a particular focus on Spain. His current research, which he will be sharing with BBC Radio 3 listeners as a New Generation Thinker, considers the work done by the Ministry of Information overseas during the Second World War, with a particular focus on Latin America.