Book Chapters

  • 2020: ‘Technology: Friend or Foe’, in Humans, edited by Bryony Taylor, published by Darton, Longman and Todd
  • 2020: An Inclusive Church Community in a Digital Age‘, edited by Heidi Campbell, Digital Religion Publications-Network for New Media
  • 2018: ‘Digital Culture’, for Pastoral Challenges and Concerns: A Christian Handbook for Leaders, edited by Brendan Geary and Jocelyn Bryan, published by Kevin Mayhew (2nd Edition of Christian Handbook of Abuse, Addiction and Difficult Behaviour)
  • 2017: ‘Bex Lewis’, for Theologians and Philosophers Using Social Media, edited by Thomas Jay Oord, published by Sacrasage Press
  • 2015: Programming Collaborative Learning‘, for Exploring Collaborative Learning in Media Education, edited by Marcus Leaning, published by Informing Science Press
  • 2014: ‘Researching Christianity in a Digital Age’, Social Media in Social Research: Blogs on Blurring the Boundaries, NatCen Social Research
  • 2008: ‘Posters as Propaganda’ (with David Bownes), for ‘London Transport Posters: A Century of Art and Design’, edited by Oliver Green and David Bownes, commissioned by the London Transport Museum (Lund Humphries)
  • 2006: ‘Docs on the Box – TV Medical Dramas’, Chapter for ‘Playing God: Ethics and Technology in Medical Dramas‘, commissioned by the Damaris Trust (Damaris Culturewatch, May 2006)

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

  • Under Review (2019): ‘Right message, right place, right time? Dealing with venereal disease in the Second World War through the medium of posters’
  • (2018): Social Media, Peer Surveillance, Spiritual Formation and Mission: Practicing Christian Faith in a Surveilled Public Space‘, Surveillance and Society
  • 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)

Government Policy

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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