There are eight History and Economics students at the Centre in the current academic year.
Maddalena Alvi is pursuing a PhD in History at Jesus College under the supervision of Professor Peter Mandler. Her research focuses on the European art market during the First World War.
Chloe Bash is working towards an MPhil in World History at Corpus Christi College under the supervision of Dr Deborah Thom. Her work will examine the experiences and interactions of British nurses with colonial troops in WWI.
Rebecca Brooks is pursuing an MPhil in Political Thought and Intellectual History under the supervision of Dr Christopher Meckstroth. She plans to examine how nineteenth-century German idealist theories of law and history contributed to the development of American legal pragmatism.
Hester Van Hensbergen is a PhD student in the Department of Politics and International Studies, supervised by Dr Duncan Kelly. Her thesis focuses on ideas of population, growth, and scarcity in the postwar thought of liberal philosophers and economists in Britain and America.
Olivier Higgins is a first year PhD student in History at King’s College, supervised by Dr Christopher Meckstroth. His research examines conceptions of justice and visions of progress in early German idealism.
Charlotte Johann is a PhD student in Political Thought and Intellectual History at King’s College. Her research under the supervision of Professor Sir Chris Clark concerns ‘Friedrich Carl von Savigny and the politics of jurisprudence in the age of ideology, 1789-1848’.
Juhaie Hannah Lee is an MPhil student in Political Thought and Intellectual History at King’s College, supervised by Dr Annabel Brett. She studied Classical Languages and History at UC Berkeley and recently completed an MSt in Ancient History at Oxford University.
Yong Jun Tan is working towards an MPhil in World History at Wolfson College under the supervision of Dr Rachel Leow. His research centres on three sites of cultural production in Singapore; these will be examined for the light they shed on the production, discipline and dispersal of Chineseness through cultural capital.