Liverpool John Moores University
Dr Emma Vickers is an oral historian and lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University. Emma is supporting the Now + Then project through professional guidance and training the project volunteers on oral testimony interview techniques. Emma will also be advising on the development of the Now + Then: Three Decades of HIV in Merseyside exhibition and publication.
Emma Vickers received her PhD from Lancaster University in 2008. Her research interests include the history of sexuality, oral testimony, and the relationship between gender and war. Her first monograph, ‘Queen and Country: Same-Sex Desire in the British Armed Forces, 1939-1945’ (Manchester University Press, 2013) is the first study of its kind in the UK. Emma has worked with the BBC and collaborated with various organisations including the Ministry of Defence, the Imperial War Museum and the Historical Association.