Daniel Payne

Daniel Payne

Curator for Politics and International Relations

LSE Library

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Key Expertise
Historical Research, Archives, Special Collections

About me

Daniel Payne is the Curator for Politics and International Relations at LSE Library. His background is in librarianship, having joined the Library in 2012 working in a number of roles including research support and as an Academic Support Librarian. He curates public exhibitions, runs workshop using archives, and connects people with the fantastic collections on twentieth century politics and international relations held in the Library’s archives.

The archives are open to all – get in touch with Daniel if you’re interested in finding out more. You can also follow Daniel on Twitter.

Links to writings

Daniel writes a series of short blog posts on the hidden stories in LSE Library archives. These cover topics such as the development of left-wing thought, peace and internationalism, and Britain’s relationship with Europe:

For a broad list of the themes covered in the archives, see the collections highlights pages:

Past exhibitions

  • Journeys to Independence: India, Pakistan and Bangladesh (2017)
  • What does Brexit mean to you? (2018)
  • Giving Peace a Chance: from the League of Nations to Greenham Common (2019)

 Explore past exhibitions and related resources.

Expertise Details

historical research; archives and special collections