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Research grants and fellowships

Since 2008, the History department has raised over £2 million of grant income.

  • Aaron Moore, £41,000 Leverhulme Research Fellowship for 'What Can Be Said: Growing Up in a World at War' (2012-13)
  • Aaron Moore The Peril of Self Discipline: Japanese, Chinese Nationalist and American Soldiers Record the Rise and Fall of the Japanese Empire, £30,742.
  • Aaron Moore, with Peter Cave in Japanese at The University of Manchester. £642,000 AHRC research grant for 'Remembering and Recording Childhood, Education, and Youth in Imperial Japan, 1925-1945' (2012-15).
  • Aashish Velkar, Misrepresentation of Yarn Count in UK Cotton Textiles, £512.
  • Ana Carden-Coyne, Politics of wounds, £27,218.
  • Anindita Ghosh, Calcutta: Scandal, Death and Crime in a Colonial City, c.1850-1920, £64384.
  • Bertrand Taithe and Tony Redmond, £650,000 (2009-12), Humanitarian Research Institute funding from the Tuixen foundation, £200,000 (2008), £100,000 (2011); Eric Li Studentship £45,000 (2011); DFID: £24,000 (2010). All external funds matched by NHS and SIRF funding.
  • Bertrand Taithe, Humanitarianism and Catholic Missionary Medicine in Algeria 1900-1944, £564.
  • Bertrand Taithe, Humanitarian Relief and Conflict Response, £16,652.
  • Bertrand Taithe, Handicap International, £13,362.
  • Caroline Petit, Galen's Greek: Language, Rhetoric and Medical Thought in the Roman Empire, £97,822.
  • Conrad Leyser, Wilhelm Levison, England and the Continent in the Early Middle Ages, £10111.
  • Daniel Szechi, nine-month AHRC research fellowship for 'Britain's Lost Revolution? Louis XIV, the Scots Jacobites and the French Invasion Attempt of 1708' (2012-13).
  • Glyn Redworth, with colleagues at the Universidad de Valladolid. €29,000 from the government of Spain for 'Books, Journeys, Faith & Diplomacy: interpretation and representation in the cultural interchange between Spain and England in the early modern period' (2010-12).
  • Glyn Redworth, The Letters of Luisa de Caravajal, £219,639.
  • Hannah Barker, Family and Business in North-West England 1760-1820, £149,465.
  • Hannah Barker, Medical Advertising, Trust and Locality in Georgian England, £8577.
  • Hugh Jones, Between Market and State: Endowments as a Problem in British and French Political Thought, £2331.
  • Julie-Marie Strange, £250,000 AHRC research grant for 'The Fancy Dog and Dog Fancy, 1859-1914' (2010-12).
  • Julie-Marie Strange and Bertrand Taithe, £285,000 ESRC research grant for 'Charitable consumption: innovation in compassion in Britain, 1870-1912' (2012-15).
  • Julie-Marie Strange Families Need Fathers? Emotion and Paternity in Working-Class Culture, 1880-1914, £63,628.
  • Julie-Marie Strange The Fond and the Feckles! £29,607.
  • Keith Brown (PI) and Siobhan Talbott (CI), £40,000 AHRC Research Networking Grant for 'Anglo-Scottish migration and the making of Great Britain, 1603-1762' (2012-13).
  • Keith Brown, British Migration 1560-1760 Royal Historical Society, £200.
  • Keith Brown, Anglo-Scottish Migration and the Making of Great Britain 1603-1762, £9627.
  • Laurence Brown Mapping Migrant Cultures in Manchester 1880-2000, £147,745.
  • Laurence Brown Understanding the changes in ethnic relations: the dynamics of ethnicity, identity and inequality in the UK, £203,236.
  • Laurence Brown Digitising the Endangered Archives of Grenada, £34,759.
  • Laurence Brown Racialisation and Insurgent Citizenship in the New Europe, £4000.
  • Leif Jerram Thirty Third Annual Conference of German Studies Association, £400.
  • Maiken Umbach Relating Identities: Locality Refion Nation Empire in Modern European History, £65,058.
  • Nicholas Higham The Anglo Saxons: Politics, Culture and Society, £23,773.
  • Paul Fouracre Negotiating Non-Royal Power in the Twelfth Century, £17,678.
  • Paulo Drinot, History of Medicine and Science in Latin America and the Caribbean, £5096.
  • Paulo Drinot, Veneral Disease, Prostitution and Sexuality in Peru, £16007.
  • Paulo Drinot, Global Wounds, £1614.
  • Paulo Drinot, Cultures of Hygiene in Latin America and the Caribbean,  £3300.
  • Paulo Drinot, Americanists 53rd International Congress 2009, £700.
  • Pedro Ramos Pinto with William O'Reilly of the University of Cambridge, £34,000 AHRC research networks grant for the Inequality, Social Science and History Research Network (2011-13).
  • Pedro Ramos-Pinto, with colleagues at the University of Lisbon, €100,000 from the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, Ministry of Education and Science, Portugal, for 'Broken Promises: The Political Origins of Socioeconomic Inequality in Portugal, 1960-2010' (2010-13).
  • Penny Summerfield, Civil Defence in Cold War Britain, £64,443.
  • Penny Summerfield, Humanitarian Conflict Response Institute, £9951.
  • Penny Summerfield, Between the Owner and the Slave:The Social and Economic Role of Plantation, £9802.
  • Penny Summerfield, History of Women 14th Berkshire Conference, £400.
  • Peter Gatrell, nine-month Leverhulme fellowship for 'Rehabilitation and population displacement in the post-war world' (2012-13).
  • Peter Gatrell, Economy of Central Asia, £70,659.
  • Peter Gatrell, with Nick Baron, University of Nottingham, £120,000 AHRC follow-on project grant for 'Refugees in post-1945 Europe: experiences in and beyond the DP camp' (2012-13)
  • Peter Gatrell, Shell Shock in First World War Britain - The Evolution of a Diagnosis, £6347.
  • Peter Kirby, Height, Health and Living Standards of Factory Children in the North of England 1822-1837, £24,493.
  • Pierre Fuller, UCCL 2013, £1200.
  • Selina Todd,  Living Standards, Social Identities ad the Working Class in England c. 1945-1970, £18,144.
  • Selina Todd, Assessment of Working Class 'Decline': Crown Street, Liverpool, 1979, £2551.
  • Selina Todd, Postwar Social Science and the Reinvention of Class: Comparing Britain and Australia, £3187.
  • Stephen Mossman, €50,000 Marie Curie fellowship in the Gerda Henkel Foundation's M4HUMAN programme for 'Merchant Bankers and Knights Hospitaller' (2012-14).
  • Steven Pierce, Law, Islam and Political Identity in Norther Nigeria Phase One, £5898.
  • Yang-wen Zheng, A Chinese Century, 1740-1840: Origin, Theatre and Consequences, £2078.