Dr. Nick Basannavar is an historian specialising in the cultural, social and sexual history of postwar Britain. He completed his doctoral research at Birkbeck, University of London, where he has also taught modern British history. Nick is an Associate Fellow of a major, interdisciplinary Wellcome-Birkbeck research project on sexual violence (Sexual Harms and Medical Encounters, SH+ME), and an adviser to the charitable Loudoun Trust which convenes experts and works on pathways towards the prevention of child sexual abuse. He is the Head of Impact at the diversity and inclusion consultancy and think tank, Included, which was founded as a legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Relevant publications include:
Sexual Violence Against Children in Britain Since 1965: Trailing Abuse (Palagrave Macmillan, 2021)