Dr Philip Carter

Contact details

Name:
Dr Philip Carter
Qualifications:
MA, DPhil
Position:
Senior Lecturer in History, Head of IHR Digital
Institute:
Institute of Historical Research
Email address:
philip.carter@sas.ac.uk
Website:
http://www.history.ac.uk/about/philip-carter

Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Digital resources, Digitisation, Early Modern, Gender studies, History, Modern History
Research keywords:
Historical biography, National biography, Politeness and social conduct, History of Publishing, Eighteenth-century Britain, History of Technology
Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
01-May-2019 'Enlightenment masculinities: towards embodiment and experience', in Lise Andries and Marc André Bernier eds. 'L’Avenir des Lumières/The Future of Enlightenment' (Hermann, Paris)

Chapters

16-Sep-2018 'The Stephens in St Ives: Leslie, Virginia and the Dictionary of National Biography', Virginia Woolf Bulletin, 59 (2018), 5-23.

Articles

28-Jun-2018 'Holloway and History: London women undergraduates and their networks, 1900-1910'

Conference papers

 Negotiating Networks: new research on networks in economic and social history, conference IHR, June 2018

20-Jun-2018 'From gloom to Bloom: Virginia Woolf in Gordon Square'

Articles

04-May-2018 'History and women in higher education', Times Higher Education podcast

Research aids

17-Jan-2018 'The London Nine: remembering Britain's first women students', Times Higher Education

Articles

04-Sep-2017 'What is national biography for? Dictionaries and digital history’, in Karen Fox ed., True Biographies of Nations? Cultural Journeys of Dictionaries of National Biography (ANU Press, 2017)

Chapters

01-Sep-2017 'Putting your degree to work', BBC History Magazine

Articles

08-Aug-2017 The king of King's Cross: Henry Croft and the Pearly Kings

Papers

01-Aug-2017 Review article, 'Boswell's Enlightenment', Robert Zaretsky, Journal of Modern History, 89/2 (2017), pp. 394-6

Review

06-Jun-2016 150 biographies for the 'Oxford Dictionary of National Biography' (2004-16)

Articles

01-May-2016 Biography and British History Online

Research aids

01-May-2013 'Opportunities for national biography online: the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2005-2012', in Melanie Nolan ed., The ADB's Story (ANU Press)

Chapters

01-May-2009 ‘Faces and crowds: biography in the city’, in Clare Brant and Susan Whyman eds., Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London, John Gay’s ‘Trivia’ (OUP, 2009)

Chapters

01-May-2007 ‘Tears and the man’, in Barbara Taylor and Sarah Knott eds., Women, Gender and Enlightenment (Palgrave, 2005)

Chapters

01-Jun-2002 ‘Polite ‘persons’: character, biography and the gentleman’, Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, vol. 12 (CUP, 2002), 333-54

Articles

01-Jun-2001 Men and the Emergence of Polite Society, Britain 1660-1800 (Longman, 2001), 250pp

Monographs

Research Projects & Supervisions

Research projects:

Details
'Oh pioneers! Lives and legacies of University of London women students, 1868-1928'

 A prosopographical study of the early generations of the London University women students.

Current PhD topics supervised:

Dates Details
From: 01-Jan-2018
Until:
A new cultural history of the Foundling Hospital, London, 1740-1820

 A study of the social, economic, cultural and intellectual influence of the London Foundling Hopsital as a metropolitan and national site of innovation.

Available for doctoral supervision: Yes

Professional Affiliations

Professional affiliations:

Name Activity
Royal Historical Society
British Society of Eighteenth Century Studies
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, associate editor
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