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Research projects - History

Our staff are involved in a number of research projects across a wide range of areas and specialties covering 500 AD to the present day.

Below you can search for research projects by:

  • keywords (eg, heresy or workhouse)
  • project name
  • research period
  • member of staff
  • region
  • status

or you can browse by historical period.

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Research projects

Project

Period

Member of staff

Region

Status

Ambassador David Bruce, the London Embassy and Diplomatic Practice, 1961-69

Modern

John Young

UK, USA

Past

British amateur topographical art and landscape in North West Italy 1835-1915

Modern

Ross Balzaretti

Italy

Ongoing

British travellers in Liguria

Modern

Ross Balzaretti

Italy

Ongoing

Centre for Hidden Histories – World War One Engagement Centre

Modern

John Beckett, Michael Noble

UK, Europe

Ongoing

China Ports

Contemporary

Jeremy Taylor

UK

Ongoing

Cinema and medicine in Early Soviet Russia

Modern

Anna Toropova

Russia

Ongoing

Coal and steelworkers study group

Modern

Jörg Arnold

UK Ongoing

Coal Mining in Nottinghamshire

Modern

David Amos

UK Past
Collaboration with the Workhouse at Southwell Modern Sarah Badcock UK Past
Condemnation of Heretical Texts in the Late Middle Ages Medieval Justine Trombley UK, Europe Ongoing
Cultures of the Chinese Cold War in British Southeast Asia Contemporary Jeremy Taylor UK Ongoing
The Culture of Loyalty in Fifteenth-Century England Medieval, Early modern Matthew Ward UK Ongoing
Cultures of Occupation in 20th Century Asia (COTCA) Contemporary Jeremy Taylor UK Ongoing
Curating Online Resources for Engagement and Learning (COREL) project Medieval, Early modern, Modern, Contemporary Nick Baron UK Past
Digital Urbanism and Diasporas: walking the cultural heritage of Calcutta's riverfront Modern Michele Clark, Maiken Umbach UK and India Current
Fighting Fertility: The Politics of Race and Contraception in Apartheid South Africa, c.1980-1994 Contemporary Kate Law South Africa Current
Florence Nightingale Comes Home for 2020 Modern Paul Crawford, Anna Greenwood UK Current
Grand tourists and others: Travelling abroad before the Twentieth Century Early modern Ross Balzaretti UK Ongoing
Historicising trauma in colonial and post-colonial contexts Modern Onni Gust UK, India and the Caribbean Ongoing
History of anti-Apartheid activism in Nottinghamshire Modern Kate Law UK Ongoing
Inherited Soil Surveys, Transdisciplinary Approches in Zambia (InSTAnZa) Modern Murray Lark, Anna Greenwood UK and Zambia Ongoing
In Redcoat Rags: The Demilitarisation of Restoration Britain Early modern David Appleby UK Past
John Player’s Advertising Archive Knowledge Transfer Partnership Modern Elizabeth Harvey,
Chris Wrigley
UK Past
Making women work: gender, race and labour in Nazi-occupied Europe Modern Elizabeth Harvey Germany, Europe Current
Mapping the Soviet: Cartography, Culture and Power from Lenin to Stalin, 1917-1953 Modern Nick Baron Russia Past
Medieval heresy and dissent Medieval Claire Taylor UK Ongoing
Merchants and managers, sojourners and slaves Early modern Sheryllynne Haggerty UK and Europe Ongoing
Motor Cities: Automobility and the Urban Environment in Birmingham, England, and Nagoya, Japan, c.1955–1973 Modern Susan Townsend UK, Japan Past

Nottingham Castle project

Modern

Richard Gaunt

UK

Ongoing

Nottingham Universities and Historical Slavery (NUHS)

Early modern and Modern

James Dawkins

UK

Ongoing

Obscene Reading in Britain and France c.1900-1960 Contemporary Harry Cocks UK, France  Past
The Orthodox Nun, 1600–1800 Early modern Liudmyla Sharipova   Past
Petitions from Lincolnshire Medieval Gwilym Dodd UK Ongoing
Photography as Political Practice in National Socialism Modern Maiken UmbachElizabeth Harvey Germany Ongoing
Press and Politics in West Germany: The papers of Marion Countess Dönhoff, 1946–2002 Modern Elizabeth Harvey,
John Young
Germany Past
"The Public Opinion of the World": transnational citizen activism and diplomacy, 1890-1920 Modern Daniel Hucker Europe, UK and USA Ongoing
The Raleigh Project Modern Philip Riden UK  Past
Refugees in post-1945 Europe: Experiences in and beyond the DP camp Contemporary Nick Baron Eastern Europe  Past
Remaking Fear City: The Crisis of Crime and the Transformation of New York City, 1965-1985 Modern Joe Merton America Ongoing
The Social World of Nottingham's Historic Green Spaces: follow-on for impact and engagement project Modern John Beckett UK Past
Theories, Ideologies, and Politics of Spatial Planning in Russia and Germany, 1890s to 1945 Modern Nick Baron Europe Past
The United States, Great Britain, and Intermestic Politics, 1977-85
Modern Aaron Donaghy US, UK Ongoing
The Victoria County History Modern John Beckett, Philip Riden UK Past
Understanding and Improving Public Engagement with Holocaust Photography Modern

Maiken Umbach
Elizabeth Harvey

Germany Ongoing

Welfare, Conflict and Memory during and after the English Civil Wars 1642-1700

Early modern David Appleby UK Ongoing

Writing our History, Digging our Past - a Connected Communities Project

Medieval, Early modern, Modern Various UK Past

 

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