• book-cover-bex-400In preparation (2019?) ‘“Keep Calm and Carry On: The People’s War in Posters: British Home Front Propaganda Posters of the Second World War’, conversion of the PhD thesis to a museum-appropriate/academic book (approaching publishers).
  • Under contract (2017) “Keep Calm and Carry On: The Truth Behind the Poster’, Imperial War Museum
  • February 2014:Raising Children in a Digital Age: Enjoying the Best, Avoiding the Worst”, Lion Hudson

Book Chapters

Material that follows refers to my academic writing. Any other writing I have been commissioned to write, or quoted in, can be found on my Press page.

Academic Journal Articles

  • In preparation (2017): ‘Social Media, Peer Surveillance and Spiritual Formation’ (to be submitted to Surveillance and Society)
  • In preparation (2017): ‘A medico-moral problem: dealing with venereal disease in the Second World War’ (submitted to 20th Century British History)
  • 2015: ‘MediaLit: Engaging Faith and Media in a Digital Age’, The Proceedings of the European Conference on Social Media
  • 2014:The Digital Age: A Challenge for Christian Discipleship?‘, The Proceedings of the European Conference on Social Media
  • 2013: (With Rush, D.) ‘Experience of Developing Twitter-based Communities of Practice in Higher Education’, Research in Learning Technology (May)
  • 2012: ‘The Renaissance of Keep Calm and Carry On’, The Poster Journal (Vol 2: 1) (July), pp7-23
  • 2011: ‘The Ministry of Food The Imperial War Museum, 12 February 2010–3 January 2011’, The Poster, (January, Vol 1:2, 215-230)
  • 2011: Developing a Community of Practice in Blended Learning: theory, practice and reflection Capture (April, Vol 3, 29-36)
  • 2009:  Jessop, T, Edwards, S. & Lewis, B Disabled perspectives on web accessibility, Capture, (November, Vol 2,  50-57)
  • 2007: “‘Careless Talk Costs Lives’: The Government’s Information Security Campaign on the Home Front”, in Everyone’s WarThe Journal of the Second World War Experience Centre (No.15, Spring/Summer 2007)

Digital Projects

Academic Book Reviews


My work has been referenced in the following (known) texts, see also Google citation index:

  • Barter Books History of Keep Calm (references my undergraduate dissertation as the origin of the Keep Calm Story)
  • Wang, S., and Schwarz, W.H.E., “Icon of Chemistry: The Periodic System of Chemical Elements in the New Century”, in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 2–14. See footnote 27.
  • Sladen, C., ‘Wartime Holidays and the ‘Myth of the Blitz” in Cultural and Social History (2005: 2). See p.224
  • Sladen, C., ‘Don’t panic!’ in Oxford Magazine, No. 231, 4th Week, Michaelmas Term, 2004, See pp.3-4
  • Sladen, C. ‘Holidays at Home in the Second World War’ in Journal of Contemporary History Vol. 37 Issue 01 (1 January 2002). See p.68
  • Aulich, J., War Posters: Weapons of Mass Communication, 2007 (Imperial War Museum/Thames & Hudson) as a ‘Useful Website’.


‘The Planning, Design and Reception of British Home Front Propaganda Posters of the Second World War’, University of Winchester, June 2004. (Passed without corrections. Examiners Lord Asa Briggs, Dr Adrian Smith).
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