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Beyond Development: Project Team

Project core team

  • Principal Investigator: Julia McClure, Lecturer in Late Medieval/Early Modern History, University of Glasgow
  • Co-Investigator: Ann Stewart, Professor, School of Law, University of Warwick
  • Co-Investigator: Andrew Jones, Teaching Fellow in Imperial History, University of Warwick


Steering Committee

  • Gurminder K. Bhambra, Professor of Sociology, University of Warwick
  • Daniel Branch, Professor in African History and Head of Department, University of Warwick
  • Camillia Cowling, Assistant Professor of Latin American History, University of Warwick
  • Anne Gerritsen, Professor in History, University of Warwick
  • Shirin M. Rai, Professor of Politics & International Studies, University of Warwick
  • Giorgio Riello, Professor of Global History and Culture and Director of the Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick
  • Benjamin Smith, Reader of Latin American History, University of Warwick


Regional Leads

  • Brazil: Norberto Ferreras, Professor of American History, Universidade Federal Fluminense (Rio de Janeiro)
  • South-East Europe: Julija Sardelic, Postdoctoral Resarcher, School of Law and Social Justice, University of Liverpool
  • Bangladesh: Firdous Azim, Professor of English and chair of the Department of English and Humanities, BRAC University (Dhaka)
  • Indian Ocean World: Steven Serels, Guest Researcher, Zentrum Moderner Orient (Berlin) and Rachel Wynberg, Professor in Environmental and Geographical Sciences, Bio-Economy Research Chair, University of Cape Town
  • Mexico: Benjamin Smith, Reader of Latin American History, University of Warwick