Current Research Grants & Projects

Details of current research grants and projects in the School of History, Politics and International Relations are listed below.

Click here for details of some of our previous grants and completed research projects.

War, travel and cultural exchange: William Gell and the British in Iberia, 1750-1830

The Leverhulme Trust (£222,380)

October 2020 - September 2023

Professor Roey Sweet

Britain's first demographic transition: an integrated geography

Economic and Social Research Council (£100,928)

April 2020 - March 2023

Professor Kevin Schurer

Enhancing UK flood resilience: past floods, present threats, future responses

Arts & Humanities Research Council (£25,010)

January 2020 - December 2022

Dr Richard Jones

Church, State, and the Building of Ireland’s South Coast Cities: Cork and Waterford, c. 1935-1965

Arts & Humanities Research Council (£199,919)

January 2020 - January 2022

Dr Richard Butler

Worked in Stone (WiST): Completing the Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture

Arts & Humanities Research Council (£54,880)

February 2018 - January 2022

Professor Jo Story

Seal of the Committee for Maimed Soldiers

Conflict, Welfare and Memory during and after the English Civil Wars, 1642-1710

Arts & Humanities Research Council (£545,088)

June 2017 - December 2021

Dr Andrew Hopper

Unlocking Our Sound Heritage: Save our Sounds

Heritage Lottery Fund via the British Library (£528,924)

September 2018 - November 2021

Dr Sally Horrocks

New Amsterdam Prison. Photograph: Clare Anderson, 2017.MNS Disorders in Guyana's Jails, 1825 to the present day

Economic and Social Research Council (£1,007,672)

September 2018 - September 2021

Professor Clare Anderson

Alcohol, Race and Ethnicity: The United States, Mexico and the Wider World, 1845-1940

Arts & Humanities Research Council (£191,976)

September 2019 - August 2021

Dr Deborah Toner

The death penalty in British Overseas Territories since 1965

The British Academy (£4,796)

July 2018 - June 2021

Dr James Campbell

Post-War urban reconstruction in China, 1937-1958

Arts & Humanities Research Council (£200,818)

September 2018 - December 2020

Dr Toby Lincoln

A head for a tooth: violence in fascist Italy’s path to a Mediterranean empire

The Leverhulme Trust (£89,352)

January 2018 - December 2020

Dr Luca Fenoglio

Princely states in British India: rethinking the economics of empire, 1857-1947

The Leverhulme Trust (£88,512)

September 2017 - December 2020

Dr Kate Boehme




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