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Damian ClavelEHS Anniversary Fellow
The End of the Middle-Ground: Robert Southey’s Madoc, British Business Imperialism, and the disappearance of American Indigenous Peoples from the London Money Market 1807-1825

Damian Clavel is a historian of European financial markets and colonialism. As the EHS Anniversary Fellow for 2020-21, he is working on “Failing an Indigenous Utopia: A Financial History of the Miskitu Shore in the Age of Revolution,” which identifies if and how particular American indigenous polities sought and managed to access early 19th-century British capital markets.

Colm MurphyPast & Present Fellow 2020-22
Protectionism, Deindustrialisation and European integration: the “crisis” of British Keynesianism since the 1970s

Dr Colm Murphy is a historian of modern Britain and Ireland, specialising in politics and political economy. He researches the impact of deindustrialisation, financialisation, constitutional agitation, and European integration on the British left in the late twentieth century. His research highlights the adaptiveness and vitality of traditions other than ‘neoliberalism’ after the 1970s, and the plural sources of tensions today.


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