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Alice Kirke recently finished her AHRC funded doctoral research in the Department of Education, Practice and Society, at UCL Institute of Education. Her thesis, ‘Education in Interwar Rural England: Community, Schooling and Voluntarism’ explored the relationships between formal and informal educational initiatives in the countryside following the First World War. She has taught on the Education Studies BA programme at UCL Institute of Education, and completed a three-month AHRC funded Policy Internship at the British Library in 2015. Her broader research interests are in the history of everyday life in modern Britain, and the history youth and childhood. Alice is a History of Education Society Peter Gosden Fellow (2016-17) and Book Reviews Editor for the History of Education Researcher.