Catherine Danks is a political historian in the Department of History. Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of soviet history and contemporary Russian politics. She has recently completed a study of Russian Soldiers' Mothers Committees and is currently working on 'Politics-Russia' for Pearson. She is also a founder member and treasurer of the Global Studies Association.
1990 Manchester Metropolitan University, Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer, Department of History and Economic History
1989 Strathclyde University, Lecturer, Department of Politics
1988 Antioch University, British Studies Centre, London, Academic Assistant to the Director
Member of the Departmental Teaching and Learning Committee
Programme Leader of the BA Humanities and Social Studies (part-time mode)
USSR and China, C20th History, Post-Communist Russia, Women's History Post Communist Russia, including the development of a civil society and human rights.
CJ. Danks (2009). Politics Russia. Addison-Wesley Longman.
P. Kennedy, CJ. Danks (2001). Globalization and National Identities. Palgrave Macmillan.
CJ. Danks (2001). Russian Politics and Society. Pearson Education.
CJ. Danks (2017). The experience of the Leningrad-Manchester in the resolution of current issues in international relations in the 1970s. Bulletin of the Udmurt University. Sociology. Political science. International relations. 1(3), pp.352-361.
CJ. Danks, CJ. Danks (2017). The Anglo-Soviet Alliance: What does Manchester think?. Bulletin of Udmurt University. Sociology. Political Science. International Relations. pp.210-220.
CJ. Danks (2016). Historians at the heart of the city: Manchester Metropolitan University. ТРУДЫ КАФЕДРЫ ИСТОРИИ НОВОГО И НОВЕЙШЕГО ВРЕМЕНИ. 2016(16), pp.235-248.
CJ. Danks (2016). Manchester and Leningrad: from fraternal allies to partner cities. Vestnik of Saint Petersburg University. History. 61(4), pp.223-236.
CJ. Danks (2015). YOUR FIGHT IS OUR FIGHT: THE ANGLO-SOVIET ALLIANCE DURING WORLD WAR II. ТРУДЫ КАФЕДРЫ ИСТОРИИ НОВОГО И НОВЕЙШЕГО ВРЕМЕНИ. pp.118-138.
CJ. Danks (2002). The Stalin era. POLITICAL STUDIES. 50(2), pp.429-430.
CJ. Danks (2001). Russia's stillborn democracy? From Gorbachev to Yeltsin. EUROPE-ASIA STUDIES. 53(1), pp.171-172.
CJ. Danks (2001). Political culture of Russian 'democrats'. EUROPE-ASIA STUDIES. 53(1), pp.171-172.
CJ. Danks (2001). Liberal project: State-society relations in the transition from communism. EUROPE-ASIA STUDIES. 53(1), pp.171-172.
CJ. Danks (2006). Committee of Soldiers' Mothers: mothers challenging the Russian state. S. Buckingham, G. Lievesley. In: In the Hands of Women. Manchester University Press,
CJ. Danks (2001). Russia in search of itself. P. Kennedy, CJ. Danks. In: Globalization and National Identities. Palgrave Macmillan,
C. Danks MANCHESTER-LENINGRAD-ST. PETERSBURG: ANATOMY OF A FRIENDSHIP, Conference: Perceiving the Other in European politics, Culture, and Warfare in ModernHistory, History Institute, St Petersburg State University, 5-6th December 2018. St Petersburg, Russia., 5/12/2018.
CJ. Danks Hands off Russia! Mobilising support for the Bolsheviks in the United Kingdom, Conference - CAPITALISM AND ITS CRITICISM IN RUSSIA, EUROPE AND AMERICA IN THE 19TH - 21ST CENTURIES (FROM PROTEST TO RESISTANCE): ON THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION CENTENARY held as a part of The Third International Academic Congress ‘GORCHAKOV FORUM’ 6th – 7th December 2017 St Petersburg.
CJ. Danks Manchester-Leningrad-St. Petersburg. The history of a friendship. Hisytory Institute, St. Petersburg State University & British Consulate, St. Petersnburg, 2/11/2015.
CJ. Danks Manchester-Leningrad-St. Petersburg. The History of Friendship. Rossotrudnichestvo, London., 26/10/2014.
'The origins and development of the Russian Right's anti-globalisation' for the conference on Nationalist Myths and the Modern Media organized by the department_id. of German-Jewish Studies Sussex University. Held at Chatham House London October 2003.
'Russian Orthodox Fundamentalism and Anti-Globalisation: The mark of the beast and the coming apocalypse' Global Studies Association (USA), Brandeis University, April 2004