Andrew Flinn

Andrew Flinn (PhD, Manchester 1999) is a Reader in Archival Studies and Oral History at University College London. He has taught on the Masters in Archives and Records Management at UCL since 2002 and is a member of the executive committee of the International Council on Archives’ Section on Archival Education. He is the vice chair of the UK Community Archives and Heritage Group and coordinator of the Archives Cluster in the University of Gothenburg / UCL Centre for Critical Heritage Studies. Prior to joining UCL he worked at the People’s History Museum in Manchester and the British Museum. His research interests include community-based heritage practices, and participatory approaches to knowledge production aiming at social change and transformation. Relevant publications include (with Duff and Wallace) Archives and Social Justice, Routledge (forthcoming 2019), ‘Working with the past: making history of struggle part of the struggle’ in Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements (eds Aziz & Vally, 2018) and ‘Community Archives’ in Encyclopaedia of Archival Science (eds Duranti & Franks 2015).