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James Poskett awarded British Academy / Wolfson Fellowship

Dr James Poskett, Associate Professor in the History of Science and Technology at the University of Warwick, has been awarded a British Academy / Wolfson Fellowship.

The British Academy / Wolfson Fellowships support early career researchers in the arts, social sciences, and humanities “who show outstanding talent in both research and public engagement and will communicate their research to a global audience.”

As part of the fellowship, Dr Poskett will be working on a project titled, “The Scientific Revolution as Global History, 1200–1800”. Stretching from Ming China to Mexica America, this project will reframe the history of early modern science as part of a global history.

This project builds on Dr Poskett’s recent book, Horizons: A Global History of Science (Penguin, 2022), which was shortlisted for the 2022 British Academy Book Prize in Global Cultural Understanding.

Wed 10 May 2023, 10:53