Posted on 4 April 2017
Dr Sophie Weeks, Dr Mark Roodhouse and Dr Jon Howlett from the Department of History at the University of York have each secured a prestigious fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust. The titles of the research projects are as follows:
Dr Sophie Weeks: Francis Bacon's Science of Magic
Dr Mark Roodhouse: Disorganised Crime: Illegal Markets and the London Underworld c.1920-70
Dr Jon Howlett: Decolonisation and China: Shanghai after the Communist Takeover
They will each commence their research in September 2017.