Professor Callum Brown

Published: 16 February 2021

Professor of Late Modern European History

Professor Callum Brown Callum is a social and cultural historian with special research interests in the social and cultural history of atheism, humanism, religion and secularisation, and the history of community ritual, all in the post 1750 period and more especially in the 20th and 21st centuries. He publishes on Scotland, Britain, Canada and the USA. Currently, he has special interests in the 1960s’ sexual revolution and legislative social reform (including abortion law reform, homosexuality and euthanasia), as well as also researching the sixties in the Highlands of Scotland. He has published three books and many articles on the 1960s, as well as ten books on other subjects.  He is an advocate of combining oral history, quantitative methods and discourse analysis to write the strongest cultural history. 

First published: 16 February 2021

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