Our team is made of up of scholars in the humanities and social sciences in both the UK and France

British Academy project team on Calton Hill
Members of the project team in Edinburgh, 30 May 2023
Principal investigator
  • Emile Chabal is a Reader in History at the University of Edinburgh. 
  • Tim Peace is a Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Glasgow
  • Camilla Schofield is a Lecturer in Politics and Contemporary History at King's College London
  • Alex Hensby is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Kent 
  • Angéline Escafré-Dublet is a maitresse de conférences in political science at the Université Lumière Lyon-2
  • Rachida Brahim is an independent researcher who runs Ténéré - Observatoire Pluriversel des Rapports Sociaux.
  • Liam Liburd is an Assistant Professor of Black British History at Durham University
Postdoctoral research fellows
  • Emilie Wiedemann is our project Research Associate based at the University of Glasgow. She completed a PhD in History at Birkbeck, University of London on Jewish internationalism and the international politics of opposing antisemitism (1960-2005). Her current research continues these themes and focuses on identity politics at the international level and in the UK.
  • Jacob Bard-Rosenberg is our project Research Associate based at the University of Edinburgh. He completed a PhD on memory and forgetting in the work of Walter Benjamin and Theodor Adorno at Birkbeck College in 2021. Between 2016 and 2021 he was the Archivist at the MayDay Rooms Archive in London. He also teaches at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. 
Advisory board

We have an advisory board composed of scholars who work on related issues.

  • Rochelle Rowe is a Lecturer in Black British History at the University of Edinburgh
  • Abdellali Hajjat is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the Université libre de Bruxelles
  • Dan Gordon is a Senior Lecturer in History at Edge Hill University
  • Christian Jacobs is a PhD candidate at the Freie Universität, Berlin
  • Reza Zia-Ebrahimi is a Reader in the History of Nationalism and Race at King's College, London
  • Ary Gordien is a chargé de recherche in the Unité de recherche migrations et société (CNRS, UMR 8245)
  • Nikos Papadogiannis is a Lecturer in European History at the University of Stirling
Find out more about our publications and work in progress here