Staff in the Department of History

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Dr Justin Bengry

Lecturer in History, MA in Queer History Course Convenor
j.bengry (@gold.ac.uk)

Justin is cultural historian of sexualities and the queer past focusing on twentieth-century Britain.

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Dr Antonio Cartolano

Lecturer in History
a.cartolano (@gold.ac.uk)

Antonio’s research and teaching interests are in the fields of Renaissance History, Art History, and Cultural Studies.

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Dr Bruno De Nicola

Lecturer in the History of the Middle East
b.denicola (@gold.ac.uk)

Bruno is a cultural historian of the medieval Middle East with a special emphasis on the history of the Mongol Empire.

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Dr Cheryl Deedman

Lecturer, Year 2, Year 3 and Joint Degrees Tutor
c.deedman (@gold.ac.uk)

Cheryl’s focus is romantic literature and its effects on the subjectivities and imaginations of working-class women.

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Prof Dejan Djokić

Professor of History, Director of Research
d.djokic (@gold.ac.uk)

Dejan researches Balkan history, particularly the political, social and cultural history of former Yugoslavia.

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Dr Benno Gammerl

Lecturer in History
b.gammerl (@gold.ac.uk)

Benno is researching the interplay between migratory dynamics and sexual attitudes and practices in Europe.

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Prof Richard Grayson

Professor of Twentieth Century History
r.grayson (@gold.ac.uk)

Richard’s research interests are in Irish history and the First World War, and the role of remembrance in society.

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Dr Ariel Hessayon

Reader in early modern History
a.hessayon (@gold.ac.uk)

Ariel’s research interests include early modern ideas, religion, politics, literature and popular culture.

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Dr Rebekah Lee

Senior Lecturer
r.lee (@gold.ac.uk)

Rebekah’s research is concerned with the social and cultural history of southern Africa.

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Prof Jan Plamper

Professor of History
j.plamper (@gold.ac.uk)

Jan’s areas of research are Soviet symbolic politics, the history of emotions and senses, and the history of migration.

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Dr Tara Povey

Lecturer in History
T.Povey (@gold.ac.uk)

Tara specialises in the social history and politics of the modern Middle East.

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Dr John Price

Senior Lecturer, Head of History
j.price (@gold.ac.uk)

John is a social and cultural historian, taking a ‘people’s history’ perspective to late modern London and Britain.

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Dr Vivienne Richmond

Head of History (2014-)
v.richmond (@gold.ac.uk)

Vivienne’s research examines the effect of industrialisation on working-class life, with a focus on dress and textiles.

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Dr Anastasia Stouraiti

Lecturer in Early Modern History
a.stouraiti (@gold.ac.uk)

Anastasia is a cultural historian of the early modern period, specialising in the history of Venice and its empire.

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Dr Dan Taylor

Lecturer
d.taylor (@gold.ac.uk)

Dan is a lecturer and researcher in early modern European philosophy and history, with a particular focus on Spinoza.

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Dr Erica Wald

Senior Lecturer in Modern History, UG Admissions Tutor
e.wald (@gold.ac.uk)

Erica’s research intersects the fields of imperial, social and medical history, with a focus on colonial India.

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Dr Maurice Walsh

Senior Lecturer in History, BA History and Journalism Course Convenor
M.Walsh (@gold.ac.uk)

Maurice’s focus is on the convergence of journalism, political ideas and literary culture in the 20th century.

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Prof Alexander Watson

Professor of History
a.watson (@gold.ac.uk)

Alexander’s current research looks at conflict and identity in East-Central Europe and the concept of total war.

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Dr Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim

Wellcome Trust Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer
r.yoeli-tlalim (@gold.ac.uk)

Ronit's research has focussed on the transmission of medical ideas along the Silk-Roads, including Tibetan medicines.

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