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

Between Diaspora and the 'Land of Israel': Jewish Dress, Migration and Belonging, 1880s-1948

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

Sounds for the Future: Widening Access to the East Midlands Oral History Archive

A [Socially Isolated] Room of One's Own - Women Writing Lockdown

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

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

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 

 Post-War urban reconstruction in China, 1937-1958

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

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