Professor Kurt Barling BA, MSc, PhD, SFHEA joined Middlesex University in 2012. He was a leading broadcaster for the BBC for 27 years having joined the Television service in 1989. He has covered stories all around the world and operated undercover and in war zones. He has made dozens of primetime documentaries and has won numerous industry awards for his journalism, film-making and writing. Before he embarked on a career in journalism Kurt was a Lecturer in International Relations at the London School of Economics.
Barling, Kurt (2020) Is local journalism failing? Local voices in the aftermath of the Grenfell and Lakanal fire disasters. In: Media, Journalism and Disaster Communities. Thorsen, Einar and Matthews, Jamie , eds. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 165-177. ISBN 9783030337117
Barling, Kurt and Chamil, Rathnayake (2018) A topic model analysis approach to understand Twitter public discourse: Grenfell Tower Fire case study. In: Internet, Policy & Politics Conference: IPP2018 Long Live Democracy!, 20-21 Sept 2018, St Anne's College, Oxford University.
Barling, Kurt (2018) Foreword to Darkness Over Germany Audiobook. In: Darkness over Germany: A Warning from History by E. Amy Buller. Audible Studios.
Barling, Kurt (2018) Script Consultant [for End of the Pier By Danny Robins]. Other. Playdead Press, London.
Barling, Kurt (2018) Experiential learning: is critical reflection a bridge from practice to theory? In: AJE Annual Conference 2018, 29 Jun 2018, Canterbury Christ Church University.
AHRC Funded project to create a pop-up schools exhibition and legacy film for the Hidden Heroes of Empire project £10k
Eastside Community Heritage & Middlesex University; Heroes of Empire; Heritage Lottery Fund; £54.1K; January 2014-Summer 2015
This project is researching the contribution of Commonwealth Soldiers who fought in the Middlesex Regiment during the 1914-18 War.