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Research & Teaching Fellows Associated with the Centre

 catena, adrianna

Dr Adrianna Catena (History, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow).

Research Project: 'The Hatters’ Blues: A Microglobal History of New World Dyes in Early Modern Spain'


Dr Giacomo Comiati (CSR Research Fellow).

Research Project: 'Petrarch Commentary and Exegesis in Renaissance Italy, c. 1350-c. 1650'

 dyer, serena

Dr Serena Dyer (IAS Early Career Fellow/ part-time Teaching Fellow in Early Modern European History)

Research Interests: Early Modern European History, 1500-1750

 Forsyth, Katie

Dr Kathryn Forsyth (English and Comparative Literary Studies)

Research Interests: Reformation and Tudor print culture with a particular focus on the London book trade during the reign of Mary I; John Milton

 Leonard, Alice

Dr Alice Leonard (IAS WIRL Co-fund Marie Curie Fellow)

Research Interests: early modern travel literature; colonial discourse; Renaissance drama; Shakespeare; error.

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Dr Cecilia Muratori (Modern Languages, Italian).

Research Interests: Man-animal distinction in Renaissance philosophy; history of animal ethics
pizzoni, giada

Dr Giada Pizzoni (History).

Research interests: British Catholic merchants and their commercial networks in the Atlantic and in Europe in the late 17th/early 18th centuries


Dr Iman Sheeha (English and Comparative Literary Studies Department)

Research interests: Renaissance drama; Domestic Tragedy; household service in the 16th and 17th centuries


Dr Felicita Tramontana (CSR, Marie Curie Research Fellow).

Research Topic, 'Migration in the early modern world: the Franciscans of the Custody of the Holy Land as a facilitator of the circulation of people in the Mediterranean'


Dr Sara Trevisan (CSR, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow).

Research topic, 'Genesis, Genealogy and the Myth-Making of British Absolutism'

underwood, lucy

Dr Lucy Underwood, (History, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow).

Research project 'Imagining Englands: Confessionalisation, Catholicism and National Identity after the English Reformation'

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Dr Guido van Meersbergen (History, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow).

Research Interests: Early modern diplomacy, cross-cultural encounters, Renaissance ethnography, colonialism in South Asia