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History Lab Plus

Who We Are

The History Lab Plus Committee are:

 

Catherine FeelyChair

Catherine Feely is a cultural and social historian of modern Britain, specialising in the histories of publishing and reading in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. She is currently working on a book about the publication, circulation, reading and non-reading of Karl Marx’s Capital in Britain. Having recently taught modern British and European history at the universities of Durham, Sheffield and Manchester, she will be taking up a lectureship in history at the University of Derby in January 2014.

 

 

 

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Adam Chapman, IHR Liaison Communications Officer 

Adam Chapman completed his PhD 'The Welsh Soldier, 1283-1422’ at the University of Southampton in 2010.  He has been involved in a number of postdoctoral research projects inclunding: Agincourt 600, RCAHM Wales- Welsh Battlefields, and English Episcopal Acta. The main focus of his research is aspects of later Medieval Wales,  the poets of fifteenth century Wales, their work and their social and political context.  He has published in this area and his book on the Welsh Solidier will be coming out shortly. He is interested in digital humanities and technology and is currently an editor for Victoria County History  at the IHR.

 

 

Daniel Budden Membership Officer

Dan completed his AHRC-funded PhD entitled "The Political Economy of fin-de-siècle Christian Socialism" at Swansea University in 2011, and he is interested in exploring the cultural history of economic and political ideas. Dan was formerly a postgraduate council member of the Economic History Society and he sat on the History Lab committee. He currently works for a consultancy firm and has recently participated in a research project on the contemporary history of financial crises, in collaboration with leading figures from business and academia.

 

 

Hannah Elias, History Lab Liaison

Hannah Elias is currently finishing a PhD in British Religious History at McMaster University, Canada. Based in London, she now works for St Paul's Institute while completing her doctoral work. Her thesis is a study of wartime religious broadcasting and popular spirituality, entitled "Radio Religion: War, Faith and the BBC, 1939-1948." Hannah has organised an international, interdisciplinary conference on the place of religion in conflict and reconciliation, and helped launch the Network for the Study of War and Religion in 2010. She is a postgraduate member of the Royal Historical Society. 
 
 

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Ellie Pridgeon, Regional Coordinator/ Midlands & Grants Officer

Ellie Pridgeon wrote her PhD on representations of St Christopher in medieval wall painting at the University of Leicester (2010). She is currently Course Convenor and Lecturer for two BA in Humanities and Arts modules (European Architecture / Modern Art). She has published a number of articles on medieval wall painting, and has recently advised Dr Miriam Gill on St Christopher imagery for the Churches Conservation Trust Discover Wall Paintings web project. Ellie is a member of the Church Monuments Society council, with responsibility for managing the archive and social media platforms. She is a professional archivist and has worked at a number of leading UK institutions, most recently the Science Museum in London. She undertakes the role of HE / FE Liaison for the Archives, Learning and Education Section UK (ALES), and is co-editor of ARC Magazine, the monthly publication for archivists.
 
 
 

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Emily RobinsonRegional Coordinator/ SoutheastThis could be you!

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Helen Steele, Regional Coordinator/ Midlands & Royal Historical Society Liaison

Helen Steele completed her PhD 'The experiences of women in Vienna, 1943-1948' at Swansea University in 2012. She is currently part of the Library Research Services team at the University of Leicester where she works with PhD researchers from across the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Science. Helen continues to undertake research in the field of Austrian history, most recently examining cases of bigamy in postwar Vienna.

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