CECS Staff Featured Research

Major Funded Projects


JON FINCH (Archaeology)

  • European Commission (co-investigator with Collins, Gilbert, Schroeder et al): EUROTAST, Marie Curie ITN: A European Initial Training Network on the History, Archaeology and New Genetics of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, York funding c £600,000.


JON MEE (English)


Recent Funded Fellowships, Grants and Awards

EMMA MAJOR (English)

  • Awarded British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship:  a fully funded twelve months' research leave to work on her project Faithful Citizens 1789-1829


  • Visiting Fellowship in Iranian Studies at Yale University to work on Iranian history in the later 18th and 19th century.


  •  As Co-Investigator or Grant Research Team Member: Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Research Development Grant. Geographies of Power: Justice, Revolution and the Cultural Imagination. Principal Investigator: Professor Sophia McClennen, Centre for Global Studies, Pennsylvania State University. Partner Institutions: University of Cape Town, University of Nanjing, University of Alberta.


  • Grant  from the British Society for the History of Science to fund the CECS one-day conference, ‘Medical Matters: the cultural politics of the body in eighteenth century Britain’, held at the King’s Manor on 9 March 2013.
  • Electrical Itinerants, short project on itinerant lecturers in C18 America. Collaborative Research Program Between the Huntington Library and the Jack Miller Center ‘Sacred and Secular Revolutions: The Political and Spiritual Legacies of the Atlantic Enlightenment in the American Founding’.   Stipend for one month's residency at the Huntington Library, personal research.
  • Two-month fellowship from the Centre for History of the Emotions, University of Western Australia, to be taken up in spring 2015.

JON FINCH (Archaeology)

  • The Global Landscape: Harewood and the Caribbean in the 18th and 19th centuries. British Academy Small Grant .


  • Frederick B. Artz research fellowship, Oberlin College Library, Oberlin, Ohio, USA (May 2013)
  • Santander International Connections award for research trip to Santiago, Chile (summer 2013).


  • Visiting Fellowship at the Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University (2013). 

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