Matthew Heathcote

Matthew Heathcote is a final year PhD candidate, conducting research in German Studies at the
University of Manchester and Humboldt University, Berlin. He received his BA in History and Politics
and MA in Global Comparative History from the University of Warwick, and has twice received
funding from the Erasmus organisation to train and study in Germany. His published and presented
works involve the Krupp coorporation’s role in shaping the German identity in British media during
World War One and the colonial imagination at the 1896 Berlin Gewerbeausstellung.