A year-long Symposium that reflected on Imtiaz Habib's Black Lives in the English Archives, 1500-1677. Through the Autumn and Winter of 2022 we hosted three online reading sessions. These were followed by a blog series, published by the many-headed monster blog. The series was launched on the 19th May 2023 at the London Metropolitan Archives.
I am a historian of race and power in the Early Modern Atlantic World. I am an AHRC-funded History PhD researcher at King's College, London. My project is a social history of London between 1655 and 1730. It seeks to understand how social relations within the city changed in the wake of Atlantic racial slavery. The project is titled “Reckoning with Race in Early Modern London, 1655-1730” and supervised by Prof. Laura Gowing and Prof. Miles Ogborn.
A digital humanities project that seeks to produce a digitised and annotated version of James Knight's 1746 manuscript, A Natural, Moral, and Political History of Jamaica.