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Group Members


PhD students

  • Mr Baskar Dasgupta
  • Mr Johannes Brooks

Our staff have obtained prestigious fellowships, such as a Visiting Fellowship at the Institute of European Global Studies at the University of Basel (Carrol), or a Visiting Fellowship of Mansfield College, Oxford (Dornan). Whittaker’s monograph Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Kenya (Brill) was a finalist for the African Studies Association’s Bethwell A. Ogot prize for best book on Eastern Africa. Furthermore, Carrol is Director of the French History Network as well as a member of the executive committee of the Society for the Study of French History. Dornan is on the History UK Steering Committee. Our staff have also appeared on BBC1 ‘Heir Hunters, on Russia Today’s ‘Crosstalk’, or on Russian Federation State TV.