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Emma CopestakeScouloudi Fellow
The Power of Emotions in Oral History Interviews with Liverpool’s Dock Community, c. 1964 –Present

Emma has been a postgraduate researcher in the History Department at the University of Liverpool since 2017. Emma’s PhD was generously supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council prior to her becoming a Doctoral Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research.

Rowan ThompsonPearsall Fellow in Naval and Maritime History
No More Parades? Navy Weeks, Naval Theatre, and Navalism, 1927–38

Dr Rowan Thompson is a historian of modern Britain, with a particular interest in militarism, military culture, and associationalism. During 2020–21, he holds the Pearsall Fellowship for Naval and Maritime History. His research project at the IHR is titled ‘No More Parades? Navy Weeks, Navalism, and the Promotion of Sea-Mindedness, 1927–1938’.


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