ERLE Sibylle

PhD in English LIterature

Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, UK.

Research expertise

Blake, death, physiognomy and monsters; Blake’s significance for other cultures; fairy Spaces; Fuseli, Lavater, Tennyson and Ludwig Meidner.

FANG Louise

Lecturer in English Literature

Université Sorbonne Paris Nord

Research expertise

Shakespeare and early modern theatre.


Associate Professor

Université Paris Cité

Research expertise

Material culture especially textile and dress (17th-19th century); global history; environmental history.

FIELD Ophelia

Author & Independent Researcher

Has taught Biography to MA students at the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (UCL) and at the University of Buckingham, and a course on 'The Art of the Essay' at The Idler Academy. Also works as an expert consultant to the European Council on Refugees and Exiles, Human Rights Watch and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

Research expertise

Historical biographies (Sarah Churchill, the members of the Kit-Kat club); currently working on a book about the characters who surrounded King James I after 1614.


Chancellor’s Fellow and senior lecturer in eighteenth and nineteenth-century social and cultural history

School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh

Research expertise

History of masculinity, gender, the body, emotion, travel and education.


Professor in the department of History and the Humanities program

University of New Hampshire, USA

Research expertise

The sciences of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment; European intellectual history; historiography.


Professor of Modern British History and President of the Royal Historical Society

University of East Anglia

Research expertise

British social and economic history of the 18th and 19th centuries, in particular the industrial revolution, its social consequences and impact upon women.


Research assistant in English and American studies (focus on literary studies).

University of Greifswald.

Research expertise

Literature and cultural history; women in the eighteenth century; ecocriticism; sociability throughout the eighteenth century.


Professorial Fellow and Professor of Cultural History

University of Birmingham, department of History.

Research expertise

Social and cultural aspects of eighteenth-century Britain with ongoing interests in the body and sexuality, masculinity and material culture, as well as an emerging interest in digital humanities.


Professor of Eighteenth-Century Literature

Royal Holloway, University of London

Research expertise

Eighteenth-century literature and culture ; Laurence Sterne ; groups and coteries such as the Bluestockings and the Scriblerians ; private theatricals in the long nineteenth century.


Early Modern Records Specialist (18th century)

The National Archives, Kew, London

Research expertise

History of empire and slavery; history of science; technology and medicine; maritime and Atlantic history


Professor of Digital History (History)

University of Sussex

Research expertise

Histories of gender, sexuality and poverty focussed primarily on eighteenth-century London