Dr Biswas will join the department as an honorary fellow on 1st September 2021 for 3 years.
Sue Lemos wins the Olivette Otele Paper Prize for her paper on Queering Black Politics: The Black Lesbian and Gay Centre (Project) in London, 1980s-1990s
Professor Anne Gerritsen is among 84 new Fellows announced by the prestigious institution, which was founded in 1902 as the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences.
A British Academy Fellowship is one of the highest honours available to UK academics, awarded to researchers who, in the view of their peers, have made a distinguished academic contribution to humanities or social science research.
Dr Anna Neima will be joining the Department of History as a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in September 2021 to start a new research project on 'White Diasporic Families and the Caribbean, 1930s-1980s'. She has just had her first book published, The Utopians (Picador, 2021), which examines the attempts made by six communities to build 'perfect' societies in the aftermath of the First World War.
The UK will see an annular solar eclipse where the Moon will partially cover the Sun. The fear of the unknown and a bit of politics drove the desire for understanding explains Dr James Poskett, Assistant Professor in the History of Science and Technology at the University of Warwick.
Final year student Neyat Solomon Zerabruk reflects on the conviction of Derek Chauvin