Research projects

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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Colonial subjects and citizens in the French (Internal) Resistance Office National des Combattants et des Victimes de Guerre (France) 1 March 2020 1 September 2025
Re-archiving the Individual: British Army Officers, 1790-1820 Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Research, Development, and Engagement Fellowships 1 August 2022 31 July 2024
The Western Indian Ocean in the First Millennium CE British Academy/Wolfson Fellowship 31 March 2020 31 July 2024
The Other From Within: Indian Anthropologists and the Birth of the Nation Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 September 2019 31 December 2023

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Digital Explorations: Opening the Medieval Manuscript Fragments from the Ripon Cathedral Library UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Research England 1 February 2023 31 July 2023
Stigma and Shame? Challenging Menstrual Taboo Through Time Leeds Arts and Humanities Research Institute 1 October 2022 31 July 2023
The Sacred Landscapes of Medieval Monasteries: An inter-disciplinary study of meaning embedded in space and production Arts and Humanities Research Council 2 January 2019 1 January 2023
Crime, Punishment and Colonial Soldiers Gerda Henkel Foundation 1 January 2021 31 December 2022
The Weight of the Past in Franco-British Relations Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 June 2018 31 December 2021
Living with Dying: Everyday Cultures of Dying within Family Life in Britain, c.1900-50 The Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 December 2016 30 December 2020
Men, Women and Care: Formal and Informal Caregiving in Interwar Britain European Research Council Starting Grant 1 September 2015 30 October 2020
Maternal mortality in East Africa Medical Research Council 1 March 2018 29 February 2020
Accumulation and Empire Independent Social Research Foundation 1 September 2018 1 January 2020
Masculinity and Military Medicine Wellcome Trust 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Men, Masculinity and Maternity in Britain, from the 1950s to the Present 1 October 2012 1 October 2019
Rethinking Reform 900-1150: Conceptualising Change in Medieval Religious Institutions Leverhulme Trust International Network Grant 1 October 2016 30 September 2019
Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship project 'Reform and Clerical Authority in the 11th Century: a Comparative Perspective' Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship 1 October 2016 30 September 2019
Pirate printers? Printing and copying in the French book trade during the wars of religion. British Academy 31 August 2017 30 August 2019
Death in Early Modern Venice Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), British Academy/Leverhulme Trust, I Tatti: The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies 24 January 2011 31 July 2019
Legacies of War Internally funded 1 September 2014 31 December 2018
Rethinking the Medieval Frontier 1 April 2017 31 May 2018
Not The Final Frontier: The World of Medieval Islands Newton Trust Mobility Award 25 March 2017 24 March 2018
Leeds Voices: Communicating superdiversity in the market British Academy / Leverhulme Trust 1 October 2015 30 September 2016
Men, Masculinity and Maternity in Britain, from the 1950s to the Present University of Leeds Arts Engaged Fellowship 1 October 2012 30 April 2016
Agents of Future Promise 30 October 2014 1 October 2015
The Family Archive: Exploring Family Identities, Memories and Stories Through Curated Personal Possessions AHRC 1 October 2014 1 October 2015
Fatherhood in Britain, c.1914-60 1 October 2012 30 January 2015
Soldiers and soldiering in Britain, c.1750 to 1815 Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 July 2010 30 December 2011
Peaceful, Bloodless and Anti-Slavery Commerce? The British India Society and the Ethics of East India Trade, 1833-1857 British Academy - -
You Are What You Ate Wellcome Trust Society Award 2010 2014
Writing British Asian Cities AHRC Diasporas, Migrations and Identities Programme 2006 2009
Women, Gender, Sexuality & the Archive - -
Using digital tools in heritage AHRC 1 March 2014 31 July 2016
The Utopian City: India’s urban futures and alternative histories Arts and Humanities Research Council and Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR) - -
The Lives of Kenya’s White Insane - -
The History of Identity in Colonial and Post-Colonial Uganda - -
Social responses to large-scale state directed violence. The Galician case (1936-1939) in comparative context Xunta de Galicia - -
Settler Soldiers: Military Service and the Construction of Identity in French Algeria, 1830-1939 - -
Reintegrating Body and Soul: Medicine and Community in Late Medieval Portugal Wellcome Trust - -
Public Information Centres, corruption and citizenship: The Janta Suchna Kendra - -
Imitation: Mechanisms of a cultural principle in the Middle Ages The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) (German Research Foundation) 2014 2019
Identity, Performance and the State: India's Denotified Tribes over Independence - -
From Subjects to Citizens Arts and Humanities Research Council - -
Cultures of Intelligence - -
Before HIV: Sexuality, Fertility and Mortality in East Africa, 1900-1980 AHRC, the British Academy, the British Institute in Eastern Africa, and the ESRC. - -