Professor Neville Kirk was a Visiting Fellow with the National Centre of Biography in November-December 2009.
He is Professor of Social and Labour History at Manchester Metropolitan University in England. An acknowledged expert in the field of labour history, he is on the steering committe of the international research group, 'Labour and Globalization' based at the University of Toronto, Canada, and is a member of the Advisory Boards of Labour History Review, The Society for the Study of Labour History, Labour History and International Labor and Working Class History. He also edited the Lives of the Left series of labour biographies and co-edited the Dictionary of Labour Biography.
During his stay at the NCB, Neville worked on his project 'Approaches to Transnational Labour History: Biographies Agencies and Ideas'.