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Under the volcano: Mount Mayon and co-volcanic societies in the Philippines (2020)
Journal Article
Bankoff, G. (2020). Under the volcano: Mount Mayon and co-volcanic societies in the Philippines. Environment and History, 2020(1), 7-29. https://doi.org/10.3197/096734019X15755402985532

Rich volcanic soils have long attracted human settlements which have traded the risk of eruption against the benefits of higher agricultural yields. Yet little research has been done on how societies have normalized the risks and adapted to living in... Read More about Under the volcano: Mount Mayon and co-volcanic societies in the Philippines.

Maternity and justice in the Early Modern English Court of Chancery (2019)
Journal Article
Capern, A. (2019). Maternity and justice in the Early Modern English Court of Chancery. Journal of British Studies, 58(4), 701-716. https://doi.org/10.1017/jbr.2019.91

This article is a case study of female litigants acting in the capacity of mother in the English equity court of Chancery between 1550 and 1700. It starts by asking how prevalent mothers were as plaintiffs and defendants in Chancery, though the burde... Read More about Maternity and justice in the Early Modern English Court of Chancery.

Language intermediaries and local agency: peacebuilding, translation/interpreting and political disempowerment in 'mature' post-Dayton Bosnia-Herzegovina (2019)
Journal Article
Baker, C. (2019). Language intermediaries and local agency: peacebuilding, translation/interpreting and political disempowerment in 'mature' post-Dayton Bosnia-Herzegovina. Journal of War and Culture Studies, 12(3), 236-250. https://doi.org/10.1080/17526272.2019.1644413

The peace negotiations that ended the 1992–95 war in Bosnia-Herzegovina established a constitutional system of ethnic power-sharing that satisfied its signatories (the presidents of Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia) enough for war to cease and provided for... Read More about Language intermediaries and local agency: peacebuilding, translation/interpreting and political disempowerment in 'mature' post-Dayton Bosnia-Herzegovina.

What female pop-folk celebrity in south-east Europe tells postsocialist feminist media studies about global formations of race (2019)
Journal Article
Baker, C. (in press). What female pop-folk celebrity in south-east Europe tells postsocialist feminist media studies about global formations of race. Feminist Media Studies, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680777.2019.1599035

Feminist media studies of postsocialism are well practised at explaining how ideologies of gender and nation reinforce each other amid neoliberal capitalism on Europe’s semi-periphery. They extend this, by critiquing media marginalization of Roma, in... Read More about What female pop-folk celebrity in south-east Europe tells postsocialist feminist media studies about global formations of race.

Textual representation, class exploitation and the postcolonial: is the proletariat always in twilight? (2019)
Journal Article
Baker, C. (2019). Textual representation, class exploitation and the postcolonial: is the proletariat always in twilight?. New perspectives : interdisciplinary journal of Central & East European politics and international relations, 27(1), 3-8

Commentary on Rade Zinaic, 'Twilight of the Proletariat: Reading Critical Balkanology as Liberal Ideology' (New Perspectives: Interdisciplinary Journal of Central and East European Politics 25:1 (2017), 19-54)

The power of metaphorical language in treaty diplomacy (2019)
Report
Hatton, H., & Porter, J. The power of metaphorical language in treaty diplomacy. UNESCO

Submitted to UNESCO World Report of Languages 2019 https://en.unesco.org/feedback/call-research-papers-within-context-2019-international-year-indigenous-languages

More than Bricks and Mortar: female property ownership as economic strategy in Mid-Nineteenth Century urban England (2019)
Journal Article
Aston, J., Capern, A., & McDonagh, B. (2019). More than Bricks and Mortar: female property ownership as economic strategy in Mid-Nineteenth Century urban England. Urban history, 46(4), 695-721. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0963926819000142

This paper uses a quantitative and qualitative methodology to examine the role that women played as property owners in three mid nineteenth-century English towns. Using data from the previously under-utilized rate books, we argue that women were acti... Read More about More than Bricks and Mortar: female property ownership as economic strategy in Mid-Nineteenth Century urban England.

Interviewing for research on languages and war (2019)
Book Chapter
Baker, C. (2019). Interviewing for research on languages and war. In M. Kelly, H. Footitt, & M. Salama-Carr (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Languages and Conflict. , (157-179). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04825-9_8

Many participants in conflict have experienced it through mediations of meaning between languages, and whole categories of participants have even often gone unnoticed in the study of war because of the historic ‘invisibility’ of languages and transla... Read More about Interviewing for research on languages and war.

First aid and voluntarism in England, 1945-­85 (2019)
Journal Article
Ramsden, S., & Wall, R. (2019). First aid and voluntarism in England, 1945-­85. Twentieth Century British History, https://doi.org/10.1093/tcbh/hwy043

First aid was the focus of growing voluntary activity in the post-war decades. Despite the advent of the National Health Service in 1948, increased numbers of people volunteered to learn, teach, and administer first aid as concern about health and sa... Read More about First aid and voluntarism in England, 1945-­85.

Settlers among empires: conquest and the American Revolution (2018)
Book Chapter
Prior, C. W. A. (2018). Settlers among empires: conquest and the American Revolution. In E. Vallance (Ed.), Remembering Early Modern Revolutions: England, North America, France and Haiti, 79-93. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Henry II and the ideological foundations of Angevin rule in Ireland (2018)
Journal Article
Veach, C. (2018). Henry II and the ideological foundations of Angevin rule in Ireland. Irish Historical Studies, 42(161), 1-25 . https://doi.org/10.1017/ihs.2018.6

The English invasion of Ireland is of central importance to the interconnected histories of Britain and Ireland. Yet there is still disagreement over the agency of its ultimate sponsor, King Henry II. This article argues that from the very beginning... Read More about Henry II and the ideological foundations of Angevin rule in Ireland.

Franco-British naval cooperation at the Dardanelles, 1914-1916, new friends, old enemies, eternal rivals? (2017)
Journal Article
Martin, C., Préneuf, J. D., & Vaisset, T. (2017). Franco-British naval cooperation at the Dardanelles, 1914-1916, new friends, old enemies, eternal rivals?. British Journal of Military History, 3(3), 122-147

This paper considers the factors needed for a success to have been made of joint Franco-British naval operations during the Dardanelles campaign of 1915 and 1916. It does so by examining the importance of: joint decision making at all levels of the c... Read More about Franco-British naval cooperation at the Dardanelles, 1914-1916, new friends, old enemies, eternal rivals?.

The UK’s modern slavery legislation: An early assessment of progress (2017)
Journal Article
Craig, G. (2017). The UK’s modern slavery legislation: An early assessment of progress. Social Inclusion, 5(2), 16-27 . https://doi.org/10.17645/si.v5i2.833

In 2015, the Westminster UK government introduced a Modern Slavery Act described by its proponents as ‘world-leading’. This description was challenged at the time both inside and outside the UK. Two years on, it is possible to make a preliminary asse... Read More about The UK’s modern slavery legislation: An early assessment of progress.

Aeolian empires: the influence of winds and currents on European maritime expansion in the days of sail (2017)
Journal Article
Bankoff, G. (2017). Aeolian empires: the influence of winds and currents on European maritime expansion in the days of sail. Environment and History, 23(2), 163-196 . https://doi.org/10.3197/096734017X14900292921734

Historiography has paid insufficient attention to the influence of winds and currents. The rise of Western European states to global dominance and world empires from the sixteenth century is usually characterised as maritime but should more fittingly... Read More about Aeolian empires: the influence of winds and currents on European maritime expansion in the days of sail.

Turf wars : conflict and cooperation in the management of Wallingfen (East Yorkshire), 1281-1781 (2016)
Journal Article
Crouch, D., & McDonagh, B. (2016). Turf wars : conflict and cooperation in the management of Wallingfen (East Yorkshire), 1281-1781. The Agricultural history review, 64(2), 133-156

This paper explores the origins and management of Wallingfen, a large tract of waterlogged marshes and carrs near Howden in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Subject to annual flooding throughout much of its history, the area was utilized by the surround... Read More about Turf wars : conflict and cooperation in the management of Wallingfen (East Yorkshire), 1281-1781.

Seafarers, seafaring, and occupational identity : 'Jack Tar' and its contemporary uses in Britain c.1815-1914 (2016)
Journal Article
Gorski, R. (2016). Seafarers, seafaring, and occupational identity : 'Jack Tar' and its contemporary uses in Britain c.1815-1914. Nautica fennica, Työ merellä(2015-2016),

This is a paper about how maritime workers were perceived in the past. In 1968, in a very influential paper, the American historian Jesse Lemisch lamented that ‘Maritime history, as it has been written, has had little to do with the common seaman.’ (... Read More about Seafarers, seafaring, and occupational identity : 'Jack Tar' and its contemporary uses in Britain c.1815-1914.

Emotions, gender expectations and the social role of Chancery, 1550-1650 (2015)
Book Chapter
Capern, A. (2015). Emotions, gender expectations and the social role of Chancery, 1550-1650. In Authority, Gender and Emotions in Late Medieval and Early Modern England (187-209). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137531162_11

Chancery was a court that became infamous for provoking anger, contempt, distrust, and disgust, even loathing and rage, two basic emotions that feature right at the centre of Robert Plutchik’s three-dimensional emotions wheel. Chancery never became w... Read More about Emotions, gender expectations and the social role of Chancery, 1550-1650.


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