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Leverhulme Trust awards for History

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology warmly congratulates Dr Ulrike Roth, Senior Lecturer in Ancient History, and Professor Donald Bloxham, Richard Pares Professor of European History, who have major grants by the Leverhulme Trust. (Published 13 Dec 2016)

The Leverhulme Trust has awarded two members of staff in History major grants which will allow them to pursue research in their chosen field for three years.

Major Fellowships

Professor Donald Bloxham’s Leverhulme Trust-funded research will explore systematic violence in global history since 1945.  Professor Bloxham is a previous recipient of a Leverhulme Special Research Fellowship. Dr Ulrike Roth received a Major Research Fellowship for her project, The Child Face of Roman Slavery.

The Leverhulme Trust

The Leverhulme Trust was established by the Will of William Hesketh Lever, the founder of Lever Brothers. Since 1925 the Trust has provided grants and scholarships for research and education.

Today, it is one of the largest all-subject providers of research funding in the UK, distributing approximately £80m a year.

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