Leonie Hannan is a social and cultural historian working on intellectual life in the long eighteenth century, with a focus on themes of gender, material culture and domestic space.
Ashok Malhotra is a Senior Lecturer in British Imperial History. Malhotra is the author of Making British Indian Fictions, 1772-1823, alongside peer-reviewed articles in diverse fields as nineteenth century literature, food studies, South Asia area studies, cultural history, book history and the history of religion.
Dr Ian Campbell is senior lecturer in early modern Irish History. He has published in the fields of the history of political thought and the history of race, and he is interested in early modern universities as sites of scientific and cultural transmission.
Hiroki Shin is a historian of energy, transport and the environment from the nineteenth century to the present. Dr Shin’s research interests include the diffusion of energy technology, the social impacts of energy disruption, variations in energy transition paths and energy consumer movements.
Matthew is a part-time PhD candidate specialising in historical and cultural geography of planetaria, scientific instruments and astronomy in Ireland. He is researching the planetarium as a place of education, performance and scientific study over the previous century.
Julie Mathias is a PhD candidate specialising in the social-cultural history of medical legislation in the modern period. Her research adopts an intersectional approach to explore how the 1832 Anatomy Act affected first and second-generation Irish migrants in London during the nineteenth century.
Diarmid's research interests include the cultural history and geographies of the life and earth sciences, with a particular emphasis on religious engagements with scientific developments during the long nineteenth century.
Karen Rann is a former PhD student in the Geography Department at Queen’s, the title for her thesis was Horizontal hills: A creative historical geography of the emergence of contour lines in nineteenth-century Britain and Ireland.
Oliver Dunnett is a senior lecturer in human geography at Queen’s University Belfast, specialising in cultural, historical and political geography. His research focuses on the ways in which the cultures and politics of outer space, science and technology are connected to questions of place, landscape and identity.
Prof Keith Lilley is a geographer with particular research interests in the connections between maps and landscapes. Lilley has focused on 'the field' as a site of cartographic production (and consumption) and the survey practices which not only created maps in the past but also shaped local landscapes.
Hannah is a PhD student specialising in historical geography, specifically early modern constructions of ocean space. Her current research focuses on how cartographic sources constructed the Indian Ocean space, exploring how these representations were influenced by the circuits of knowledge across this space.
David Livingstone is Professor of Geography and Intellectual History at Queen’s University, and a Fellow of the British Academy. He is currently working on a history of ideas about climate and culture, to be published by Princeton University Press, entitled The Empire of Climate.
Dr M. Satish Kumar, FRGS, RCS, FHEA was the former Director of Queen’s Academy India and Director for Internationalisation at the School of Natural and Built Environment. He is a Fellow at the The Senator George J Mitchell Institute at Queen’s University Belfast.
Caroline Sumpter has research interests in evolutionary, psychological and anthropological approaches to literature in the nineteenth century. She has written extensively on the relationship between periodicals and science in the nineteenth century, and is completing a book on evolution, ethics and journalism in the 1890s.