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Radojka Startup


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Radojka is responsible for the leadership of the History route at University of Suffolk at West Suffolk College. Her qualifications include a PhD in History from University College London specialising in aspects of 19th century social, cultural and gender history. She gained an M.A in Social History from the University of Essex. Her B.A in History was from the University of Hull followed by a P.G.C.E. at the same institution.

Radojka teaches across the degree levels specialising in early modern English history,  nineteenth-century Britain, the history of the family and oral history.  She also teaches on the introductory modules including The History of Political Ideas and Introduction to Historical Studies (focusing on methods, theories and philosophies of history).  Further modules include The Spanish Civil War, Mentalities of Empire and Research methods. Her dissertation supervision focuses on wide-ranging topics from the early modern period through to the 20th century.

At present Radojka’s research interests include representations of women as victims and perpetrators of crime in the 19th century, and 18th century cases of child rape. She is currently engaged in a joint ILTS project to establish effective models of good practice of dissemination across the unique structures of the University.  She is also currently researching the impact of the Reformation on the notion of godly womanhood.