Mark Hobbs

Mark Hobbs


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Personal profile


Mark is a Lecturer in the Humanities in the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities. Mark has also worked as an Associate Tutor in the School of History and was a part-time Lecturer in History at the University of Winchester.

Mark obtained his PhD from the University of Winchester in 2014 (Using Lies: Holocaust Denial and the British Far Right 1942-2001). He has a BA in History and an MA in Modern History from the University of East Anglia.

Key Research Interests

Mark’s research interests include Holocaust and genocide denial, far right politics, memory studies: collective memories of genocide, memorial and commemoration of the Holocaust, and representation of Nazism and Hitler in popular culture.



‘“The Men Who Rewrite History”: Holocaust Denial in the British Far Right from 1967’ in N. Copsey and M. Worley (eds) Tomorrow Belongs to Us: The Far Right since 1967 (London, Routledge: 2018).

‘Alexander Ratcliffe: British Holocaust Denial in Embryo’ in P. Behren and O. Jensen (eds), Holocaust and Genocide Denial: A Contextual Perspective (London, Routledge: 2017).

‘Review: C. Sharples and O. Jensen, Britain and the Holocaust: Remembering and Representing War and Genocide (Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan: 2013)’ in Immigrants and Minorities: Historical Studies in Ethnicity, Migration and Diaspora (Volume 34, Issue 1, 2016), 92-94. 

‘Writing “History” for Hitler: Holocaust Denial Since 1945’ in C. Carmichael (ed.), The Routledge History of Genocide (London, Routledge: 2015), 196-206.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions