Stephen Hopkins


University of Leicester

Stephen Hopkins is Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Leicester. He received his BA from Oxford University and currently teaches courses in "The Politics of War and Peace: Northern Ireland after 1972," and "The Political Legacies of Conflict in Northern Ireland." His book The Politics of Memoir and the Northern Ireland Conflict was published in 2013 through Liverpool University Press. Recent journal articles include ‘“It’s the Art of Always Falling on your Feet!” Exile, Communism and Memories of the Spanish Civil War in the Writing of Jorge Semprún’ in Anindya Raychaudhuri (ed.), The Spanish Civil War: Exhuming a Buried Past (University of Chicago Press, 2013), and Review Essay: Stalinism and the Soviet Politics of the Self’, Socialist History, No.36 (May 2010), pp.107-115.