Rosemary O’Day has been awarded a two year Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship. Prof O’Day will spend her two year fellowship completing the research for and writing a book Hester Temple, matriarch of Stowe in the seventeenth century: Hester Temple, Masterful Mistress? The Temples of Stowe, Buckinghamshire, 1580-1660.
Rosemary O’Day becomes our second Leverhulme emeritus fellow from October 2010. Clive Emsley was awarded a fellowship in 2009.
Dr Lotte Hughes has been awarded £369,114 by the AHRC for her project, Managing Heritage, Building Peace: Museums, memorialisation and the uses of memory in Kenya. This project will run for 3 years and involves collaboration with Birkbeck, University of London (Professor Annie Coombes) and a wide range of Kenyan partners.