Dr Miranda Clare Kaufmann

Contact details

Name:
Dr Miranda Clare Kaufmann
Qualifications:
D.PHIL, MA, M.ST., BA (OXON)
Position/Fellowship type:
Senior Research Fellow
Fellowship term:
17-Nov-2015 to 31-Jul-2018
Institute:
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Email address:
miranda.kaufmann@sas.ac.uk
Website:
www.mirandakaufmann.com

Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Colonies & Colonization, emigration & immigration, Communities, Classes, Races, Culture, Early Modern, History
Regions:
Africa, Caribbean, England, Europe, North America, Scotland, South America, United Kingdom, Wales
Summary of research interests and expertise:

 
Dr. Kaufmann is working on her first book, Black Tudors, which will be published by Oneworld in autumn 2017. It is based on her doctoral research into ‘Africans in Britain, 1500-1640’. All her published articles are available on her website: www.mirandakaufmann.com She is also interested in the history of Africans in Stuart and Georgian Britain, and in links between country houses and slavery, following research she undertook for English Heritage in 2006.

Project summary relevant to Fellowship:

 Besides writing Black Tudors, Dr. Kaufmann is, with Michael Ohajuru, the co-convenor of the ‘What’s Happening in Black British History’ workshop series and network at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies. For more information see www.blackbritishhistory.co.uk

 

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