The Impact of Diasporas on the Making of Britain: evidence, memories, inventions

The Impact of Diasporas on the Making of Britain programme was driven by eight linked projects incorporating some of the latest research in archaeology, genetics, history, linguistics, social psychology, and place-name studies.

visual description of the interdisciplinary methodology of the Diasporas programme

The Projects

Project 1:Surnames and the Y chromosome

Project 2: Modelling Migration

Project 3: Genetics and early British population history

Project 4: Immigration and indigenism in popular historical discourses

Project 5: Dialect in Diaspora:

• Linguistic variation in early Anglo-Saxon England

• People and Places (PhD)

Project 6: Home and away in early England



Dr Morn Capper

Dr Martin Findell

Dr Turi King

Dr Rita Rasteiro

Ms Eleanor Rye (PhD project)

Dr Marc Scully (Project Manager to 25/09/15)

Dr Pragya Vohra (Project Manager from 25/09/15)

Dr Jon Wetton

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