Dr Catherine Budd

Job: Associate Lecturer

Faculty: Arts, Design and Humanities

School/department: School of Humanities

Address: De Montfort University (DMU), Leicester, UK

T: N/A

E: catherine.budd@dmu.ac.uk

W: dmu.ac.uk/humanities


Personal profile


Key research outputs

Forthcoming Book - Sport in Urban England: Middlesbrough, 1870-1914 (Lexington Books)


  • PhD History, De Montfort University
  • MA Sports History & Culture, De Montfort University
  • BA (Hons) History, De Montfort University

Courses taught

  • HIST1007 Twentieth Century Europe 
  • HIST1016 What is Sport? History and Meaning
  • HIST1014 Britain in Transition
  • HIST2001 Sport, Leisure and Culture in the Twentieth Century
  • HIST5021 Social and Cultural Themes of Sport

Membership of professional associations and societies

  • British Society of Sports Historians, 2008-present
  • Economic History Society, 2010-present
  • Social History Society, 2008-present
  • North East England History Institute, 2008-present
  • Cleveland & Teesside Local History Society, 2008-present

Conference attendance

  • 7th September 2013 – Separation and Exclusivity: Suburban sports in an urban setting, Middlesbrough c.1885-1914; British Society of Sports History Annual Conference, Crewe
  • 11th July 2013 – The Role of Voluntarism in Middlesbrough’s Sports Clubs, c.1870-1914; Voluntary Action History Society Annual Conference, University of Huddersfield
  • 7th September 2012 – The Use of Sport in Middlesbrough, c.1870-1914; Inventing and Reinventing the Modern City, Teesside University
  • 1st September 2012 – Identity, Civic Pride and the Role of Sport in Middlesbrough, c. 1870-1914; Cities & Societies in Comparative Perspective, European Association for Urban History, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 24th April 2012 – ‘An increasing and often unreasonable demand for pleasure’: The role of sport in Middlesbrough: 1880-1914; Sports and the City, University of Westminster
  • 10th June 2011 – ‘Entirely out of their sphere, and calculated to unsex them in more ways than one!’: Women and sport in Middlesbrough, c.1880-1914; Sport and Gender Workshop, University of Central Lancashire
  • 12th April 2011 – ‘Strengthening That Bond of Sympathy Which Should Exist Between Employers and Men’: The relationship between work and sport in Middlesbrough, c.1885-1914; Social History Society Annual Conference, University of Manchester
  • 1st February 2011 – Class and Sport in Middlesbrough, c.1885-1914; Rational Recreation: Histories of Travel, Tourism and Leisure, University of Manchester
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