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2019

Professor David James Adger
Queen Mary, University of London
Simplifying and restricting syntax
£118,677

Professor Tim Bale
Queen Mary, University of London
Party on the edge of a nervous breakdown: the Conservatives
£121,673

Professor Bridget Bennett
University of Leeds
The dissenting Atlantic: archives and unquiet libraries, 1776–1865
£107,972

Professor Celeste-Marie Bernier
University of Edinburgh
Sacrifice is survival: Black families fight for freedom in the USA and Canada
£152,370

Professor Rosalind Blakesley
University of Cambridge
Russia, Empire, and the Baltic imagination
£110,557

Professor Emma Borg
University of Reading
Who’s in control? Re-examining agency in a world of bias
£64,897

Professor Rebecca Cassidy
Goldsmiths, University of London
Fruitful lives: an anthropology of apples
£169,993

Professor Alison Cooley
University of Warwick
The evolution of Tiberian political discourse 
£116,943

Dr John Creighton
University of Reading
Money and the rise of inequality and the market in Northern Europe
£123,690

Professor Anthony Crowley
University of Leeds
The uses of the past: history and social memory in Northern Ireland, 1980–2020
£109,944

Professor Brian Cummings
University of York
Erasmus and the invention of literature
£209,009

Professor Patrick Finglass
University of Bristol
Sappho and Alcaeus: a new critical edition
£172,603

Professor Helen Fulton
University of Bristol
Medieval Welsh political poetry
£113,262

Professor Abigail Green
University of Oxford
Children of 1848: liberalism and the Jews from the revolutions to human rights
£175,629

Professor Kirsty Hooper
University of Warwick
Hispanic London: culture, commerce and community in the nineteenth-century city
£172,512

Professor Peter Jaffey
University of Leicester
Private law: a way forward 
£102,055

Professor Stuart Jones
University of Manchester
Liberal worlds: an intellectual biography of James Bryce
£166,491

Dr Chandrika Kaul
University of St Andrews
The BBC and India
£124,207

Professor Elisabeth Kelan
University of Essex
Shaping the future of work – digitalisation and gender
£189,496

Dr Elaine Kelly
University of Edinburgh
Musical diplomacy at the peripheries: East Germany and the postcolonial world
£149,413

Professor Alison Liebling
University of Cambridge
Moral rules, social science and forms of order in prison
£185,325

Professor Robert John Mayhew
University of Bristol
Alien nation: an intellectual history of British migration
£164,913

Dr Susan Milner
University of Bath
Feminist policy-making at work? The Women and Work Commission, 2004–2009
£99,903

Professor Stana Nenadic
University of Edinburgh
The business of art in Scotland, c. 1700–1900
£112,053

Dr Elizabeth Anne New
Aberystwyth University
Identity, interaction and exchange in medieval England
£123,189

Professor Thomas Otte
University of East Anglia
Fits of absentmindedness?: in search of a grand strategy, 1650–2020
£157,692

Professor Shaun David Pattinson
Durham University
Law at the frontiers of biomedicine
£90,444

Professor Barbara Penner
University College London
Subject to design: social science in the home
£102,528

Dr Tom Perchard
Goldsmiths, University of London
Popular music in the British home, 1945–1990: technology, experience, daily life
£145,059

Professor Aurora Plomer
University of Bristol
Intellectual property and the human rights of companies in Europe
£119,155

Professor Anthony GM Sinclair
University of Liverpool
The atlas of archaeology: a scientometric analysis of disciplinary growth
£157,569

Professor Julie-Marie Strange
Durham University
Love in the time of capitalism: emotion and making the British working class
£142,662

Professor Julian Weiss
King's College London
In the tracks of Josephus: translating Judaism across Iberian worlds, 1492–1687
£115,288

Dr Beth Williamson
University of Bristol
Describing devotion
£172,067
 

2018

Professor Catherine Alexander
Durham University
Forms and Fears of Failure
£145,270

Professor Amalia Arvaniti
University of Kent
Politics and linguistic variation in a post-diglossic speech community
£106,560

Professor David Brown
University of Southampton
‘The aristocratic tradition at its best’? Shaftesbury, philanthropy and reform
£137,099

Dr Sam Coleman
University of Hertfordshire
Consciousness as Bystander: Exploring the Mostly Unconscious Mind
£85,766

Professor Derek Duncan
University of St Andrews
Loose Ends: minor transnational Italian cultures
£114,022

Professor Lindsay Farmer
University of Glasgow
Rethinking the Relationship between Markets and Criminal Law
£141,554

Professor Chris Gosden
University of Oxford
Becoming Human: a new world history
£143,731

Dr Rick Knecht
University of Aberdeen
Yup'ik Culture Before Contact
£157,468

Professor Ismene Lada-Richards
King's College London
Poetics in the flesh: dance and poetry in first-century BCE Rome
£160,151

Professor Kate McLoughlin
University of Oxford
Silence: A Literary History
£159,448

Professor Rana Mitter
University of Oxford
The Chinese postwar and the making of Asian order, 1945–55
£178,065

Professor James Craig Muldrew
University of Cambridge
New Abstract Financial Value and Society in the Early Eighteenth Century
£111,211

Professor Joy Porter
University of Hull
What Would Nixon Do?:The Forgotten Republican Roots of American Environmentalism
£155,473

Dr Yossef Rapoport
Queen Mary, University of London
Tribal identity and Conversion to Islam in Rural Egypt and Syria, 1000–1500
£169,314

Dr Alice Rio
King's College London
Early medieval legal cultures
£151,530

Professor Katie Scott
Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London
Open City: Paris and the arts in the eighteenth century
£166,380

Professor Martin Stokes
King's College London
Urban Song of the Upper Euphrates (Turkey)
£166,221

Professor Jeremy Tanner
University College London
The Axial Age and the Institution of Art in Ancient Greece and China
£167,394

Professor Martin Thomas
University of Exeter
Globalising decolonisation: connecting processes of global transformation
£148,824

Professor Jan Toporowski
SOAS, University of London
The intellectual biography of Oskar Lange
£191,816

Professor David Treece
King's College London
Music and anti-racism in contemporary Brazil
£166,590

Professor Laura Tunbridge
University of Oxford
A social and sonic history of the string quartet
£177,107

Professor Renata Tyszczuk
University of Sheffield
Collective Scenarios: rehearsing, predicting, and speculating on climate futures
£177,322

Professor Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh
Law, Community and Utopia
£176,212

Professor Janet C E Watson
University of Leeds
The phonetics and phonology of Modern South Arabian: Mehri and Shehret
£104,765

Professor Gary Watt
University of Warwick
Rhetorical Performance in Courts of Law and Popular Opinion
£175,554

Professor Clive Webb
University of Sussex
Mob Violence against Foreign Nationals in the United States, 1850–1950
£151,317

Professor Björn Weiler
Aberystwyth University
Unity, diversity and the past in Europe, c. 1100–1300
£155,304

Professor David Wootton
University of York
Voltaire: Made in England
£65,042
            

2017
  • Humanities

    Professor John M G Barclay
    Durham University
    Reciprocity and co-interest at the roots of the Christian tradition    
    £86,669

    Professor Eugenio Biagini
    University of Cambridge
    Religious minorities and national identity in southern Ireland since 1912
    £178,036

    Dr Clare Chambers
    University of Cambridge    
    Intact: the political philosophy of the unmodified body
    £197,265

    Professor Gregory Charles Dart
    University College London
    Charles Lamb and romanticism
    £159,766

    Professor Christopher Eyre
    University of Liverpool    
    Peopling ancient Egypt: an ethnography of pharaonic Egypt
    £130,650

    Professor John Foot
    University of Bristol
    Blood and power: a history of Italian fascism, 1915–1945 and beyond
    £104,805

    Professor Andrew George
    SOAS, University of London
    The drunken gods: a new study of ancient Mesopotamian mythology
    £187,885

    Professor Simon Goldhill
    University of Cambridge
    Playing god with time
    £114,548

    Professor Helen Graham
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Franco’s prisons, 1936-1976
    £181,669

    Professor Josephine Guy
    University of Nottingham
    Oscar Wilde’s development as a successful West End dramatist
    £110,467

    Dr Mark Jary
    Roehampton University
    Nothing is said: linguistics without the saying implicating distinction
    £106,220

    Professor John Andrew Lippitt
    University of Hertfordshire
    Love’s forgiveness
    £92,235

    Professor Kate Lowe
    Queen Mary, University of London
    An unsettling presence: sub-Saharan Africa in Renaissance Italy
    £120,041

    Professor Teresa Morgan
    University of Oxford
    The invention of faith: Christian pistis/fides and the Roman empire c.100–500
    £161,559

    Dr James Palmer
    University of St Andrews
    Science and belief in the making of early medieval Europe
    £165,353

    Dr Kathryn Rudy
    University of St Andrews
    Measuring medieval users’ responses to manuscripts: new technological approaches
    £174,784

    Professor Stella Sandford
    Kingston University
    Sex division in natural history
    £141,484

    Professor Alison Shell
    University College London
    Drama and the British counter-reformation: Catholic college plays in context
    £154,990

    Professor Alexandra Shepard
    University of Glasgow
    Childcare, family and economy in England, 1660–1815
    £149,143

    Professor Roland Smith
    University of Oxford
    The Greek East under Rome: a visual history
    £167,629

    Professor Nicholas Vincent
    University of East Anglia    
    A diplomatic edition of the letters and charters of King Richard I
    £95,645

    Dr Alexandra Wilson
    Oxford Brookes University
    Opera wars: culture, accessibility and identity in Britain, 1900–2020
    £156,204

  • Social Sciences

    Dr Felia Allum
    University of Bath
    Women, crime and culture: transnational organized crime as an equal opportunity industry
    £171,566

    Professor Kenneth Armstrong
    University of Cambridge
    The Brexit effect: convergence, divergence and variation in UK regulatory policy
    £173,536

    Dr Gary Boyd
    Queen’s University Belfast    
    Architecture and the face of coal: mining and modern Britain
    £155,569    

    Dr Alex Bremner
    University of Edinburgh    
    Edwardian baroque architecture and imperialism in Britain and the British world
    £140,033

    Professor Ben Clift
    University of Warwick
    The OBR and the politics of UK growth amidst Brexit, uncertainty and austerity
    £162,755

    Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Brexit and British constitutional unsettlement
    £172,987

    Professor Sondra Hausner
    University of Oxford
    Renouncing the world: Hindu politics and ascetic life in independent India
    £113,441

    Professor Clare Holdsworth
    University of Keele
    The social life of busyness in an age of de-acceleration
    £152,657

    Professor Lindsay Paterson
    University of Edinburgh
    Education and society in Scotland
    £139,322

    Professor Corey Ross
    University of Birmingham
    Blue revolution: fisheries, development and environment in the twentieth century
    £179,312

    Dr Pauline von Hellermann
    Goldsmiths, University of London
    Red gold: a global environmental anthropology of palm oil
    £154,542

2016

Dr Enam Al-Wer
University of Essex
The emerging dialect of Amman: a study in new-dialect formation
£172,302

Professor Richard Bell
University of Nottingham
The theology of Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle
£152,587

Professor Francisco Bethencourt
King’s College London
New Christians: the rise and fall of a trading elite, 1497–1773
£104,280

Professor Peter Blatchford
University College London
Towards a social pedagogy of classroom learning
£185,169

Professor Donald Bloxham
University of Edinburgh
The world we fought for? System-atic violence in global history since 1945
£144,542

Professor Stephen Bottoms
University of Manchester
Incarceration games: performance, psychology, and the Stanford Prison Experiment
£162,208

Professor Shaun Breslin
University of Warwick
China risen? What is global power (and in what ways does China have it)?
£171,670

Professor Sophie Chappell
Open University
Epiphanies: an ethics and metaethics of experience
£145,244

Dr Juan-Carlos Conde
University of Oxford
Reinventing Spanish history: the work of Américo Castro in its cultural context
£172,806

Mr Jeremy Coote
Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford
Oxford’s Cook-voyage collection in historiographical perspective, 1772–2019
£113,723

Professor Mark Cornwall
University of Southampton
Treason and disloyalty in the late Habsburg Monarchy
£148,835

Dr Steffan Davies
University of Bristol
A long history of German exile literature, 1790–1955
£104,028

Professor Klaus Dodds
Royal Holloway, University of London
A new North? The making and re-making of a global Arctic
£182,376

Professor Harri Englund
University of Cambridge
Liberal translations: slavery and humanity in nineteenth-century central Africa
£172,370

Dr Christopher Finlay
University of Birmingham
The subject of legitimate violence: political ethics and the agents of force
£112,846

Professor Stephen Harrison
University of Oxford
Love and the soul: Apuleius’ tale of Cupid and Psyche in European culture since 1600
£155,108

Professor Elizabeth Harvey
University of Nottingham
Making women work: gender, race and labour in Nazi-occupied Europe
£155,258

Professor Andrew Jones
University of York
Using new biosocial data to explore inequality of opportunity in health
£164,836

Professor Caroline Knowles
Goldsmiths, University of London
Serious money: a mobile investigation of plutocratic London
£168,903

Professor Graham Loud
University of Leeds
The social world of the Abbey of Cava, c.1020–1300
£96,406

Professor Annalisa Marzano
University of Reading
‘Grafting glory’: new plants, the economy, and elite identity in Rome
£112,927

Professor Sharon Monteith
University of Nottingham
The Civil Rights Movement: a literary history
£161,043

Professor Gregory Radick
University of Leeds
Disputed inheritance: the battle over Mendel and the future of biology
£95,122

Dr Ulrike Roth
University of Edinburgh
The child face of Roman slavery
£146,288

Professor Louisa Sadler
University of Essex
Complementation patterns in vernacular Arabic
£107,645

Professor Jo Shaw
University of Edinburgh
Building citizenship regimes: a global perspective
£143,622

Professor Christopher Smith
University of St Andrews
The Roman kings: a study in archaeology, history and power
£173,897

Professor Alison Stone
University of Lancaster
Birth and Philosophy
£67,782

Professor Mary Vincent
University of Sheffield
Religious violence in the Spanish Civil War: iconoclasm and crusade
£95,051

Dr Genevieve Warwick
University of Edinburgh
The mirrors of art: painting and reflection in early modern Europe
£143,803

Professor Diane Watt
University of Surrey
Women’s literary culture before the conquest
£102,256

Professor David Whyte
University of Liverpool
Benchmarking corruption in the global north
£98,979

Dr Christina Young
Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London
The power to transform: painted stage cloths in England
£158,746

2015

Professor Richard Aldrich
University of Warwick
The end of secrecy? Whistle-blowers, electronic data and the transparent state
£161,871

Professor Louise Amoore
Durham University
Ethics of algorithm
£88,270

Professor Rupert Brown
University of Sussex
Henri Tajfel: his life, his work and his legacy
£151,683

Professor Tony Brown
University of Southampton
Jomon wetland archaeology: a new palaeo-nutritional approach
£88,440

Professor Brian Cheffins
University of Cambridge
Transformation of the public company
£116,193

Professor Emma Dillon
King’s College London
The romance of song: the early trouvères and their reception, 1150–1350
£153,888

Professor William Fitzgerald
King’s College London
The aesthetics of neoclassicism: a study in white
£92,138

Professor Robert Frost
University of Aberdeen
The Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth, 1569–1815
£165,014

Professor Maria Fumagalli
University of Essex
Derek Walcott’s painters
£165,297

Professor Julian Hoppit
University College London
Public finances and the union, 1707–1978
£152,389

Professor Clare Lees
King’s College London
The contemporary arts and early medieval culture in Britain and Ireland
£100,436

Professor Patricia Lundy
University of Ulster
An analysis of the historical institutional abuse inquiry: survivor perspectives
£93,528

Professor Ian McBride
King’s College London
The penal times: religion and society in Ireland, 1685–1800
£96,812

Professor Lydia Morris
University of Essex
The moral economy of welfare and migration: reconfiguring rights in Britain
£177,610

Professor Stephen Mumford
University of Nottingham
Absences, nothings, lacks and limits
£158,534

Professor Susie Nash
Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London
Making lists: inventories and objects at the courts of France
£92,520

Professor Niamh Nic Shuibhne
University of Edinburgh
(Con)founding the union: equal treatment in an unequal Europe
£160,284

Professor Thomas Osborne
University of Bristol
Political ethics and the liberalism of fear
£93,110

Professor Daniel Power
Swansea University
The separation of England and France, 1204–1259
£94,817

Professor Anita Prazmowska
London School of Economics and Political Science
The cold war jigsaw. Poland’s role in the Angolan civil war,1976–1986
£140,226

Professor Richard Rawlings
University College London
Devolution: a constitutional journey in Wales
£151,441

Professor Deryn Rees-Jones
University of Liverpool
The house of stories: Paula Rego’s feminist making
£84,446

Dr Susan Rutherford
University of Manchester
A history of voices: singing in Britain, 1690 to the present
£150,601

Professor Michael Saward
University of Warwick
Democratic design: modelling political futures
£153,661

Professor Wendy Scase
University of Birmingham
Crafting English letters: a theory of medieval scribal practice
£123,585

Professor Jan Stenger
University of Glasgow
The age of the pedagogue: late antiquity and the metamorphosis of education
£140,439

Professor Dan Stone
Royal Holloway, University of London
Tracing the Holocaust: the international tracing service and European history
£171,110

Dr Rebecca Sweetman
University of St Andrews
The Roman and late antique Cyclades: networks, economy and religion
£109,282

Professor Carol Vincent
University College London
Cohering the community? School policy and practices around community cohesion
£109,487

Professor Greg Walker
University of Edinburgh
Creativity, identity, and survival in Tudor England: the life of John Heywood
£95,590

Professor Alan Williams
University of Manchester
The realisation of Rumi’s Masnavi
£145,841

Professor Philip Williamson
Durham University
Royalty and religion in the British Isles since 1689 
£127,569

Dr Christopher Wright
Goldsmiths, University of London
A life more photographic: mediated presence and photography’s possible futures
£146,095

2014

Dr Natalie Adamson 
University of St Andrews 
Pierre Soulages: Radical Abstraction 
£82,653 

Dr Maria Alvarez 
King’s College London 
Choice in action 
£88,370 

Professor Mary Beard 
University of Cambridge 
The twelve Caesars 
£113,076 

Professor Hagit Borer 
Queen Mary, University of London 
Syntactic uniformity, syntactic diversity: syntactic building blocks and their role in determining inter- and intra- linguistic variation 
£104,040 

Professor Barbara E Borg 
University of Exeter 
Mapping the social history of Rome: a micro-historical approach 
£139,497 

Professor Andrew S Bowie 
Royal Holloway, University of London 
Aesthetic dimensions of modern philosophy 
£101,702 

Professor Eamonn Carrabine 
University of Essex 
The iconography of punishment: from Renaissance to Modernity 
£159,686 

Professor Patricia Clavin 
University of Oxford 
Security-minded: a transnational history of Europe, 1900–present 
£156,615 

Professor Norma Dawson 
Queen’s University Belfast 
Treasure: dream, metaphor and legal instrument 
£88,013 

Professor Mick Dumper 
University of Exeter 
Power, piety and people: the politics of holy cities in the twenty-first century 
£139,927 

Professor Nancy Edwards 
Bangor University 
Life in early medieval Wales 
£135,280 

Dr Nicholas Halmi 
University of Oxford 
History’s form: aesthetics and the past in the romantic age 
£101,058 

Professor Stephen Hart 
University College London 
A critical edition of the Apostolic Processus of Santa Rosa de Lima (1586–1617) 
£97,155
 
Professor Robert Hollands 
Newcastle University 
Urban cultural movements and the struggle for alternative creative spaces 
£91,471 

Professor Tim Kendall 
University of Exeter 
Ivor Gurney’s complete literary works: a variorum edition 
£127,702 

Professor Susanne Kord 
University College London 
The Devil we know: crime writing v propaganda in Germany’s pre-world-war periods 
£138,482
 
Professor Axel Körner 
University College London 
Transnational monarchy. Rethinking nationality in the Habsburg Empire, 1804–1918 
£153,940 

Professor Elizabeth Eva Leach 
University of Oxford 
Douce 308 and the contexts of vernacular song c.1300 
£152,835 

Professor David Moon 
University of York 
The Amerikan steppes: Russian influences on the Great Plains 
£102,082 

Professor Alan Norrie 
University of Warwick 
Criminal justice and the blaming relation 
£154,645 

Professor Miles Ogborn 
Queen Mary, University of London 
The freedom of speech: talk and slavery in the Caribbean 
£107,162 

Professor J Parry 
University of Cambridge 
Britain and the Near East, 1825–1882 
£145,631 

Professor Yolanda Plumley 
University of Exeter 
French music in the time of Jehan, Duke of Berry, c.1350–1415 
£139,469 

Professor Michael Questier 
Queen Mary, University of London 
Challoner unbound: treason, politics, religion and martyrdom c.1570–c.1745 
£100,290 

Professor Alexander Ryrie 
Durham University 
Becoming radical in the English Revolution 
£132,176 

Professor Cathy Shrank 
University of Sheffield 
Conversation and community: English dialogues, 1475–1675 
£126,673 

Dr Isolde Standish 
SOAS, University of London 
Ōshima Nagisa: a politics of cinema 
£110,135 

Professor Alexandra Walsham 
University of Cambridge 
The reformation of the generations: age, ancestry; memory in England 1500–1700 
£158,303 

Professor Edwin Williamson 
University of Oxford 
The making of Don Quixote: how Cervantes came to write the first modern novel 
£99,508 

Professor Yongjin Zhang 
University of Bristol 
International relations in Ancient China: ideas, institutions and law 
£79,205 

Dr Oliver Zimmer 
University of Oxford 
Losing time and temper: the battle over clocks and timetables, 1840–1914 
£102,899

2013

Dr James Harold Barrett
University of Cambridge
Northern journeys: reimagining the medieval revolution and its aftermath
£160,061

Professor Rachel Beckles Willson
Royal Holloway, University of London
Reorientations and a musical instrument in migration
£166,362

Professor Giovanni Capoccia
University of Oxford
Reshaping democracy after authoritarianism: responses to neo-fascism in Europe
£162,154

Professor Sarah Coakley
University of Cambridge
Knowing darkly: systematic theology on the problem of sin and redemption
£157,954

Professor Samuel Cohn Jr
University of Glasgow
Epidemics: waves of disease, waves of hate, from the plague of Athens to AIDS
£135,331

Professor Alex Danchev
University of St Andrews
Magritte: a life
£154,188

Professor Gillian Douglas
Cardiff University
What’s love got to do with it? Obligation and commitment in family law
£86,019

Professor Nigel Fabb
University of Strathclyde
Epiphanies in literature: a psychological and literary linguistic account
£142,777

Professor Matthew Fox
University of Glasgow
Roman materialism
£131,852

Professor Simon Franklin
University of Cambridge
Information technologies in Russia: a social and cultural history c.1450–1850
£102,878

Professor Miranda Fricker
University of Sheffield
Blame and forgiveness: negotiating shared moral understanding
£99,204

Professor Maggie B Gale
University of Manchester
A social history of British performance cultures 1900–1939: law, surveillance and the body
£146,800

Dr Emily Gowers
University of Cambridge
Maecenas: transformations of an Augustan patron
£100,840

Professor Katherine Hawley
University of St Andrews
The importance of being competent: ethics and epistemology
£94,445

Professor Ben Highmore
University of Sussex
Habitat and the making of taste 1964–2011
£137,637

Professor Lorna Hutson
University of St Andrews
Shakespeare’s Scotland 1503–1616
£126,476

Professor Alvin Jackson
University of Edinburgh
The Union: a new political history
£141,563

Professor Julian Johnson
Royal Holloway, University of London
Music, voice and language in French musical thought
£104,257

Dr Ted Kaizer
Durham University
The religious life of Dura-Europos
£120,911

Dr Karen Lang
University of Warwick
Philip Guston and the allegory of painting
£160,359

Professor Daniel Maudlin
University of Plymouth
Different places, same spaces: the inn and the traveller in the Atlantic world
£128,526

Professor Catherine Maxwell
Queen Mary, University of London
Scents and sensibility: perfume in Victorian literary culture
£105,812

Dr James McDougall
University of Oxford
Fragments of empire: lives and afterlives of colonialism in France and Africa
£156,461

Professor Nicola Anne Miller
University College London
Public knowledge and nation-building in Latin America
£152,377

Dr Deborah Oxley
University of Oxford
Weighty matters: anthropometrics, gender and health inequality in Britain’s past
£157,537

Professor Kevin Passmore
Cardiff University
The Maginot Line in history, culture and memory
£130,538

Professor Tobias Reinhardt
University of Oxford
A commentary and a critical edition of Cicero’s Academica
£158,447

Dr Susan J Stabler
University of St Andrews
A completely new edition of Byron’s Don Juan
£133,075

Professor Victor Tadros
University of Warwick
To do, to die, to reason why: the ethical lives of combatants
£152,274

Professor Miles Taylor
University of York
The sovereign people: parliament and representation in Britain since 1760
£93,181

Professor Heather Widdows
University of Birmingham
Perfect me!
£94,224
 

2012

Professor Bina Agarwal
University of Manchester
Agricultural production collectivities and collective action theory
£126,933

Dr Stephanie Barrientos
University of Manchester
Global food networks, gender and transformation 
£126,433

Professor Stephen Burman
University of Sussex
The United States and emerging powers: the transition to a new world order
£143,900

Professor Carlo Caruso
Durham University
Italian vernacular classics and textual scholarship, 1270–1870
£128,056

Dr Joya Chatterji
University of Cambridge
South Asian histories of citizenship
£104,038

Professor Emma Clery
University of Southampton
Romantic women writers and the question of economic progress
£124,166

Professor David Crouch
University of Hull
The genesis of chivalry: conduct in western European society 1000–1350
£137,629

Professor Andrew Gow
King's College London
The Mladic trial and the legacy of the Yugoslavia tribunal
£147,246

Professor Paul Henley
University of Manchester
The silent time machine: recovering early ethnographic film
£141,361

Professor Paul Heritage
Queen Mary, University of London
Brazil: art and progress 
£159,865

Professor Christopher Johnson
University of Nottingham
Language, technology, aesthetics: the work of André Leroi-Gourhan
£100,638

Professor David Wyn Jones
Cardiff University
Vienna and the culture of music: 1700, 1800, 1900
£82,796

Professor Daniel Langton
University of Manchester
Darwin's Jews: evolutionary theory, Jewish thought, and interfaith relations
£95,122

Dr Jon Lawrence
University of Cambridge
The unmaking of the English working class: selfhood, possessions and politics
£104,038

Professor Christian List
London School of Economics and Political Science
Reasons, decisions, and intentional agency
£171,800

Professor Moya Lloyd
Loughborough University
Who counts? The political problem of the 'human'
£134,983

Professor William Lucy
Durham University
Law's abstract judgement
£77,686

Professor Stephanie Moser
University of Southampton
British art, archaeology and the discovery of ancient Egypt
£86,833

Professor Julia O'Connell Davidson
University of Nottingham
‘Modern slavery’ and the margins of freedom: debtors, detainees and children
£150,388

Dr David Parrott
University of Oxford
Government, war and political culture in France, 1652–1661: the forgotten decade
£151,663

Professor James Raven
University of Essex
Chance and containment: state lotteries in Britain and Europe c. 1600–1850
£146,799

Professor Jennifer Richards
Newcastle University
Useful books: reading and talking in the English renaissance
£90,957

Professor Diane Richardson
Newcastle University
Transforming citizenship: sexuality, gender and citizenship struggles
£88,815

Professor Julia Smith
University of Glasgow
Christianity in fragments: relics in medieval perspective
£132,165

Professor Robert Swanson
University of Birmingham
The English Parish, c. 1290–c.1535
£157,128

Dr Emma Tarlo
Goldsmiths, University of London
Head to Head: untangling the global trade in human hair
£145,539

Professor Peter Wade
University of Manchester
Race, nation and genomics: biology and society
£94,838

Dr Garthine Walker
Cardiff University
Rape in England and Wales 1500–1800
£133,121
 

2011

Professor Sarah Brown
University of Sheffield
Household finances, intergenerational attitudes and social interaction
£101,130

Professor Kate Cooper
University of Manchester
The Early Christian Martyr Acts: a new approach to ancient heroes of resistance
£152,920

Professor Philip Cowley
University of Nottingham
Home style, British style: representation at the grass roots
£152,072

Professor Stephen Daniels
University of Nottingham
‘Map-work’: John Britton and the topographical imagination (1790-1850)
£156,293

Dr Antony Eastmond
Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London
Women and art as diplomatic agents from the Mediterranean to Mongolia
£87,620

Professor Robert Foley
University of Cambridge
An evolutionary edge: behaviour, ecology and technology in human evolution
£103,360

Professor Berys Gaut
University of St Andrews
The philosophy of creativity
£93,421

Professor Robert Gildea
University of Oxford
The French Resistance between history and myth
£97,464

Professor Julian Jackson
Queen Mary, University of London
The political career of Charles de Gaulle
£146,818

Professor Elizabeth Anne James
University of Sussex
Byzantine mosaics
£132,747

Professor Colin D H Jones
Queen Mary, University of London
Ending French revolutionary terror: 9 Thermidor year II (27 July 1794)
£159,298

Professor Michael Kenny
Queen Mary, University of London
The politics of English nationhood
£99,257

Professor John King
University of Warwick
Writers and cultural change in Argentina, 1960-2010: a study of three journals
£102,379

Professor Michael Pearson
Aberystwyth University
Marking time: performance, archaeology and the city
£87,208

Professor Phillipp Schofield
Aberystwyth University
The great famine: dearth and society in medieval England, c.1300
£140,507

Professor Joanne Scott
University College London
The global reach of EU Climate Change Law: a gamechanging strategy?
£95,184

Professor Chandak Sengoopta
Birkbeck, University of London
Satyajit Ray: lives, dilemmas, reputations
£138,617

Professor Rob Stone
Swansea University
Basque cinema: history, politics, art
£90,010

Professor Kathryn Sutherland
University of Oxford
Manuscript and the practice of meaning: a study of Romantic-period fiction
£152,865

Professor Nicholas Till
University of Sussex
Opera, myth and modernity: early opera in the early modern era
£139,591

Professor Valerie Walkerdine
Cardiff University
Roots and routes: a psychosocial approach to intergenerational transmission
£119,475

Professor Andreas Willi
University of Oxford
Origins of the Greek verb
£145,865

Professor Jane Wills
Queen Mary, University of London
Place and politics: localism in the United Kingdom
£158,648

Dr Christopher Young
University of Cambridge
German sport c.1920-1960: media entertainment in four political systems
£115,218

2010
  • Economics, business studies, industrial relations

    Professor Roger Backhouse
    University of Birmingham
    Paul A Samuelson: an intellectual biography    
    £155,831

  • Fine and performing arts

    Professor Stella Bruzzi
    University of Warwick
    Approximation: documentary, history and staging reality
    £101,450

    Dr Marina Frolova-Walker
    University of Cambridge
    The Stalin Prize: fostering socialist realism in music
    £98,760

    Dr Elizabeth Lambourn
    De Montfort University
    West Asia in the Indian Ocean 500-1500 CE
    £85,859

    Dr Mary Laven
    University of Cambridge
    Objects of devotion: the material culture of Italian Renaissance piety
    £103,560

    Professor Richard Schoch
    Queen Mary, University of London
    The history of British Theatre History from the Restoration to Modernism
    £158,072

  • Humanities

    Professor Paul Binski
    University of Cambridge
    The heroic age of Gothic: invention and its contexts in English medieval art, 1200-1400
    £146,203

    Professor Diane Blakemore
    University of Salford
    Expressives, communication and the representation of consciousness
    £101,348

    Professor Rachel Bowlby
    University College London
    A child of one’s own: on parenthood
    £92,713

    Dr Michael Broers
    University of Oxford
    Napoleonic civilization: a regime and its agendas
    £96,630

    Dr Serafina Cuomo
    Birkbeck, University of London
    Ancient numeracy
    £136,215

    Professor Trevor Dadson
    Queen Mary, University of London
    The life of Diego de Silva y Mendoza, Count of Salinas and Marquis of Alenquer
    £103,133

    Dr Ingrid De Smet
    University of Warwick
    Secrets and their keepers in Renaissance France, c.1560-1620
    £155,201

    Professor Anders Holmberg
    Newcastle University
    The syntax of Yes and No
    £88,758

    Professor Stephen Houlgate
    University of Warwick
    Essence and concept in Hegel’s Science of Logic
    £150,398

    Professor Richard McCabe
    University of Oxford
    ‘An ungainefull Arte’: poetry, patronage and print in early modern England
    £151,631

    Professor Neil Price
    University of AberdeenVikings remembered: funerary drama and the origins of Norse mythology
    £156,222

    Professor Kimberley Reynolds
    Newcastle University
    Modernism, the Left, and progressive writing for children, 1900-1945
    £83,616

    Professor Richard Vinen
    King’s College London
    National Service, 1945-1963
    £86,043

    Professor John Walter
    University of Essex
    Covenanting citizens? The Protestation Oath and the making of a popular Parliamentarian culture in the English Revolution
    £100,822

    Dr John Watts
    University of Oxford
    Renaissance England, 1461-1547
    £141,849

  • Law, politics, international relations

    Professor Duncan McCargo
    University of Leeds
    Judicialisation and politics in Thailand: the new Extraconstitutionalism?
    £150,589

    Professor Christopher McCrudden
    University of Oxford
    An integrated theory of comparative human rights law
    £155,349

    Professor Jenny Steele
    University of York
    Liability, insurance and society: the politics and economy of private law
    £141,638

    Professor George Walker
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Financial law – financial regulation, crisis and stability
    £104,133

  • Social studies (incl. anthropology, geography, social psychology)

    Professor Tim Ingold
    University of Aberdeen
    Bringing things to life: creative entanglements in a world of materials
    £102,257

    Professor David Livingstone
    Queen’s University, Belfast
    The empire of climate
    £152,182

    Professor Charles Withers
    University of Edinburgh
    The geography and history of the Prime Meridian
    £107,863

2009
  • Law, politics, international relations

    Professor Trevor Allan
    University of Cambridge
    The common law constitution of liberty    
    £95,263    

    Professor Christopher Wilson Brooks
    Durham University
    Oxford History of the Laws of England 1625-1689    
    £125,941

    Professor Diana Coole
    Birkbeck, University of London
    Too many bodies? The politics and ethics of the world population question    
    £139,653    

    Professor Nicola Phillips
    University of Manchester
    Trafficking, forced labour and the contemporary UK economy    
    £137,617    

  • Humanities

    Professor Madawi Al-Rasheed
    King's College London
    The masculine state: gender, religion and politics in Saudi Arabia    
    £86,845    

    Professor John Barton
    University of Oxford
    Ethics in ancient Israel    
    £148,794    

    Professor Jeremy Black
    University of Exeter
    Information and the making of the modern world 1450-2000    
    £87,382    

    Professor John Blair
    University of Oxford
    People and places in the Anglo-Saxon landscape    
    £149,720    

    Professor Malcolm Heath
    University of Leeds
    Aristotle and the anthropology of poetry    
    £82,195    

    Professor John Hyman
    University of Oxford
    After the fall    
    £91,758    

    Professor Neil Kenny
    University of Cambridge
    Choosing tenses for the dead: French and Latin resuscitations, 1530-1630    
    £96,823    

    Professor Peter Kitson
    University of Dundee
    Britain, China and the Far East: representation and exchange, 1760-1845    
    £85,310    

    Professor Simon Newman
    University of Glasgow
    Labour and race: working the slave trade in the British Atlantic World    
    £86,296    

    Professor David Rollason
    Durham University
    The power of place in medieval kingship    
    £129,339    

    Professor Sarah Toulalan
    University of Exeter
    Children and sex in early modern England: knowledge, consent, abuse, c.1550-1750  
    £81,226    

    Professor Clair Wills
    Queen Mary, University of London
    The Irish in Britain:  a social and cultural history 1945-1965    
    £158,480    

    Professor Arne Westad
    London School of Economics and Political Science
    The Cold War: a new international history    
    £109,235    

  • Social studies (incl. anthropology, geography, social psychology)

    Professor Robin Blackburn
    University of Essex
    Slavery and emancipation in the United States, Cuba and Brazil, 1815-60    
    £153,888    

    Professor Felix Driver
    Royal Holloway, University of London
    The visual culture of exploration    
    £162,858    

    Professor John Gledhill
    University of Manchester
    Security for all in the age of securitization?    
    £136,995    

    Professor Andrew Jordan
    University of East Anglia
    Governance for climate change: the sources of and obstacles to policy innovation    
    £157,224    

    Professor Julian Roberts
    University of Oxford
    Structured sentencing in England and Wales    
    £95,713    

  • Economics, business studies, industrial relations

    Professor Chris Grey
    University of Warwick
    A secret history: the organisation of Bletchley Park    
    £106,756    

  • Fine and Performing Arts

    Professor Edward Chaney
    Southampton Solent University
    Polytheism and its discontents: cultural memories of Egypt in England
    £86,841    

    Professor Alan Read
    King's College London
    Engineering spectacle: Inigo Jones' past and present performance at Somerset House    
    £145,067    

    Professor Rene Weis
    University College London
    The genesis of 'La traviata'    
    £151,099    

2008
  • Applied sciences (including architecture)

    Professor Neil Jackson
    University of Liverpool
    Japan and the West: an architectural dialogue    
    £79,740

  • Economics, business studies, industrial relations

    Professor Andres Rodriguez-Pose
    London School of Economics 
    Decentralisation and economic development    
    £156,504

  • Fine and performing arts

    Professor Stephen Parker
    University of Manchester
    Bertolt Brecht: a life    
    £119,618

    Professor Brian Cummings
    University of Sussex
    The confessions of Shakespeare    
    £131,691

  • Humanities

    Professor Martin Thomas
    University of Exeter
    Empire protest and police repression: political economies of colonial violence    
    £121,738

    Professor Timothy Williamson
    University of Oxford
    Philosophical applications of second-order modal logic    
    £120,462

    Dr Ingo Gildenhard
    University of Durham
    Ovid and the Bible: studies in the cultural imaginary of the West    
    £109,178

    Professor Bob Hale
    University of Sheffield
    Modality, ontology, mathematics, abstraction    
    £93,678

    Professor Roderick Beaton
    King's College London
    Byron’s war: the Greek revolution and the English Romantic imagination    
    £136,476

    Professor Saki Dockrill
    King's College London
    Impossible victory: Japan in the pacific war and its contemporary legacy    
    £136,951

    Professor Michael Bentley
    University of St Andrews
    Divided by a common past: a comparative historiography of the modern West    
    £136,544

    Professor Usha Goswami
    University of Cambridge
    Dyslexia: a new theoretical framework: rhythmic perception, music and language    
    £90,959

    Professor Greg D Woolf
    University of St Andrews
    Seedbed of religions    
    £139,408

    Professor Steven French
    University of Leeds
    Physical structuralism: its historical origins and future development    
    £85,421

    Professor Robert Bartlett
    University of St Andrews
    The Cult of the Saints from the Martyrs to the reformation    
    £129,620

    Professor John Nicholas Postgate
    University of Cambridge
    The history and archaeology of government in the ancient Near East    
    £148,526

    Dr Wendy Bracewell
    University College London
    East European travel writing and the invention of Europe    
    £88,305

    Professor Roger Pearson
    University of Oxford
    Orpheus or Moses? The poet as lawgiver in 19th-century French literature    
    £79,519

    Professor Catherine Merridale
    Queen Mary, University of London
    The Kremlin: a cultural history since 1156    
    £145,077

    Professor Guy Halsall
    University of York
    The transformations of the year 600    
    £139,475

  • Law, politics, international relations

    Professor Andrew Mason
    University of Southampton
    Rethinking citizenship    
    £75,406

    Professor Chris Reed
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Law 2.0 – effective lawmaking for cyberspace    
    £95,549

    Dr Allan Beever
    University of Durham
    The history of private law theory    
    £68,631

    Dr Stephen Hopgood
    School of Oriental and African Studies
    Empire of the international    
    £132,203

    Professor Marie-Bénédicte Dembour
    University of Sussex
    Migrants have human rights too: critical perspectives on the Strasbourg case law    
    £127,085

    Dr David Runciman
    University of Cambridge
    Democracy and disaster: a political and intellectual history    
    £145,694

  • Regional studies

    Professor Yongnian Zheng
    University of Nottingham
    The Organisational Emperorship: a cultural theory of the Chinese Communist Party    
    £138,513

  • Social studies (incl. anthropology, geography, social psychology)

    Professor Jacqueline O'Reilly
    University of Brighton
    Challenging the gender contract: changing work and welfare in Europe
    £132,269

    Professor Perri 6
    Nottingham Trent University
    Unanticipated policy consequences of contrasting styles of political judgment    
    £113,470

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