History at Leicester

Current research grants

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

Details of some of our previous grants and completed research projects.

Histories of Nobody: The Pauper Body in England and Wales, 1750-1914

The First Hindu Nationalist: A New Biography of Bal Gangadhar Tilak, 1856–1920

Menopaurus: Words Women Use to Talk About Menopause

Story Sharing: Developing a Wellbeing Approach to Gathering Midlife Narratives

Diversity, Identity and Social Change in South Wales, 1730-1830

  • British Academy (£6,100)
  • September 2021 - August 2023
  • Dr Angela Muir

The Imagined Village: A Digital Community of Dignity and Diversity

Colonial and Post-colonial History: enhancing knowledge, capacity and networks in the Caribbean, sub Saharan Africa and South Asia

Convicts, Creolization and Cosmopolitanism in the British and French empires

Domestic Slavery and Sexual Exploitation in the Households of Europe, North Africa, and the Near East, from Constantine to c. AD 900/ AH 287

Silence in the Archives: an oral history of menopause

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

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

  • Arts and Humanities Research Council (£25,010)
  • January 2020 - December 2022
  • Dr Richard Jones

Princely Cities: Towards a New Urban History of South Asia, c. 1860-1960

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

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

Unlocking Our Sound Heritage: Save our Sounds

MNS Disorders in Guyana's Jails, 1825 to the present day

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

  • Arts and Humanities Research Council (£191,976)
  • September 2019 - August 2022
  • Dr Deborah Toner

The death penalty in British Overseas Territories since 1965

Post-War urban reconstruction in China, 1937-1958

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