Ieuan Franklin is Lecturer in History and Politics. He holds a PhD in media history (awarded by Bournemouth University in 2010) and his research centres on the intersections between media history, public history youth culture, and social movements.
Between 2010 and 2014 Ieuan was Post-Doctoral Research Assistant on the AHRC-funded Channel 4 and British Film Culture Project at the University of Portsmouth. Between 2020 and 2021 he was Co-Investigator on a British Academy funded project at Bournemouth University on LBGTQ+ Refugees.
He has published widely in the area of British media history, in innovative edited collections and in key journals such as the Historical Journal for Film, Radio and Television and the Journal of British Cinema and Television. He was lead editor of the edited collection Regional Aesthetics: Mapping UK Media Cultures (Palgrave 2015).
Ieuan is a trained film archivist and between 2012 and 2020 was 0.5 Lecturer in Film Theory at Wiltshire College (on the BU-validated Film Production and Cinematography programme).
He has been active as a member of the Centre for Media History and the Centre for Comparative Politics and Media Research.