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Adam Cathcart, Lecturer in Chinese History

+44 (0)113 34 33585

Specialises in contemporary Chinese history, with a geographic focus on Manchuria and research emphasis on Northeast Asian interactions in the early Cold War (1945-1960).
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John Chartres, Retired Professor of Economic and Social History

+44 (0)113 34 34500

Early modern British social and economic history; The long 18th-century, especially the history of tastes, vices and consumer goods; British agrarian history
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Matthew Cheetham, PG Researcher

Thesis: From tactical to strategic: Changes to the Royal Navy's administration and use, 1793-1815
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John Childs, Emeritus Professor of Military History

British and European military history from the 16th to the 20th centuries; 17th- century Britain; the Glorious Revolution.
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Wendy Childs, Emeritus Professor of Later Medieval History

Medieval European economic history, particularly international trade; England in the 13th and 14th centuries
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Jesús F. Cháirez-Garza, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow

+44 (0)113 343 9730

Global intellectual history; late colonial India; untouchability; caste; Dalit studies, modern Mexico, pragmatism; race; mestizaje; nationalism, space, violence, affect and emotion.
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Hannah Coates, PG Researcher

PhD student interested in early modern political culture. Currently researching the political thought of Sir Francis Walsingham.
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Marta Cobb, Teaching Fellow / Senior Congress Officer, International Medieval Congress

Late Middle English literature, especially Langland, Chaucer and Chaucer reception, Female mysticism, including Margery Kempe and Julian of Norwich, Heritage management and education, The portrayal of witchcraft in literature, medieval to modern
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Gillian Cookson, Honorary Research Fellow

Industrial history, particularly engineering and textiles, and especially the industries of northern England in the 18th and 19th centuries.
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Cathy Coombs, Lecturer in History (Teaching/Scholarship)

0113 343 3159

Modern Indian History; the colonial state and the end of empire; memory and narrative of partition; Indian Civil Service notions of masculinity; innovative pedagogy and assessment; student support
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Jason Crowley, Management Support Officer (Communications)

+44 (0)113 34 33458

Responsible for the development of communications activities in the School.
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Alex Cummins, MA by Research (2010)

Alex discusses how undertaking an MA by research has prepared him for postgraduate research study.
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