Project Team
Professor Clare Anderson Principal Investigator (British and French Empires)
Ms. Rachel Dawes Project Administrator
Dr Christian De Vito Research Associate (Spain, Portugal and Latin America), 2013-18
Dr Lorraine Paterson Research Associate (French Empire), 2017/18
Dr Adam J. Barker Research Associate (North America), 2016/17
Dr Minako Sakata Research Associate (Hokkaido, Japan), 2013/15 & Honorary Visiting Fellow
Takashi Miyamoto Research Associate (Japan and Southern Islands), 2013/15
Dr Eureka Henrich Researcher (Australian convict heritage), 2013/14
Dr Sarah Longair Researcher (Zanzibar), 2013/14 & Honorary Visiting Fellow

Maureen Rall

Mikhail Nakonechny

Researcher (South Africa), 2013

Researcher (Russia Empire and USSR), 2015/16

Carrie Crockett PhD candidate  (Sakhalin Island)
Katherine Roscoe PhD candidate (Rottnest and Cockatoo Islands, Australia)

Dr Emily Whewell

Researcher (global mapping and enumeration), 2015

Dr Aaron Jaffer

Manuela Sánchez Noriega

Researcher (South Asia), 2016

Researcher (Ecuador), 2016

Jamie Harris Undergraduate intern 2013/14
Advisory Board

Professor Timothy Coates

Dr Simon Dixon

College of Charleston & Honorary Visiting Fellow

University of Leicester

Professor Hamish Maxwell-Stewart University of Tasmania
Professor Judith Pallot Christ Church College, Oxford & Honorary Visiting Fellow
Dr Miranda Spieler American University of Paris
Professor Ann Stoler The New School for Social Research
Dr Kerry Ward RICE University
Affiliated Researchers
Brenda Mortimer PhD Student (Capital pardons, Britain in the 1820s)

Kellie Moss

PhD Student (Western Australia)
Dr Kristin O'Brassill-Kulfan Assistant Professor, Rutgers University (formerly Leicester PhD Student, vagrancy and criminal pauperism)
Dr Rachel Bennett Research Fellow, University of Warwick (formerly Leicester PhD student)

Dr Maeve Ryan

Lecturer in History and Grand Strategy, KCL (formerly Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow, School of History, University of Leicester)
Dr Emily Whewell Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute Frankfurt (formerly Leicester PhD Student)

Anna McKay


AHRC CDP PhD Student (with The National Maritime Museum, British prison hulks)


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Professor Clare Anderson

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CArchipelago Project

School of History
University of Leicester
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Leicester LE1 7QR, UK
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Seeking candidates

Expressions of interest are invited from post-doctoral researchers working on topics related to global history, colonialism and colonial societies, across the British and European Empires, and particularly in areas linked to the project, with a view to sponsorship by the School of History for Leverhulme Trust, British Academy, Marie Curie, Newton International or Wellcome Trust fellowships. Please contact Clare Anderson in the first instance: