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 Derek Martin

Derek Martin

Postgraduate research student

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Email: derek.martin2@stu.mmu.ac.uk
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The development of pedestrianism 1660-1914. Origins and development of harriers clubs in Yorkshire. Male and female practitioners of multi-day pedestrian events 1800-1914.

LL.B. (Belfast)

2015

  Previous Posts
Principal Lecturer in Law at Leeds Metropolitan University
  Research Interests
Books:

Day, Dave (ed.), Pedestrianism, 'James Searles and the Revival of the Barclay Match 1843-1852'. MMU, 2014, chapter 5, 111-132.

Conference papers:

Martin, Derek (2015). 'Pedestrianism: the six-day races in Scotland 1879-1882'. British Society of Sports History, Scottish Network Conference, Dumfries, 17/10/2015

Martin, Derek (2015). 'Life on the road: itinerant pedestrians 1820-1845'. British Society of Sports History Conference, Swansea, 2-4/09/2015

Martin, Derek (2015). 'The Pedestrian Mania of 1815 to 1820'. International Sports and Leisure Symposium, Manchester Metropolitan University, 27-28/02/2015.

Martin, Derek (2014). 'Pedestrians and the Hour’s Match 1822-1854'. British Society of Sports History Conference, Leeds Metropolitan University, 5-6/09/2014.

Martin, Derek (2014). 'Harriers Clubs in Leeds 1875-1914'. Symposium - Sport and the Working-class Amateur, Leeds Metropolitan University, 04/07/2014.

Martin, Derek (2013). 'James Searles and the Revival of the Barclay Match 1843-1852'. British Society of Sports History Conference, Crewe, 6-7/09/2013.
  Additional Information
Derek Martin recently retired from Leeds Beckett University, where he lectured in law. He is now researching nineteenth century professional and amateur athletes and has written on the Barclay Match in Pedestrianism (ed. Day, 2014).

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