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MemberKirsty Day

…Department of Politics and Society (History Section), Aalborg University…

I am a historian of medieval religion, with particular interests in women’s and gender history, and the history of Central Europe. I am currently a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at Aalborg University, and also hold an honorary research fellowship at the University of Edinburgh. Previously, I was a Teaching Fellow in Medieval History at the University of Edinburgh (2016-2019) and a Teaching Fellow in Medieval History at the University of Leeds (2015-2016).

MemberJulie Kimber

Julie Kimber teaches history and politics in the Department of Social Sciences. She is president of the Swinburne Branch of the National Tertiary Education Union. She is the federal secretary of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, which publishes Labour History: A Journal of Labour and Social History, and the editor of the triannual publication, Recorder, of the Melbourne Branch. From 2013 to 2020 Julie was co-editor (with A/Prof. Maggie Nolan) of the Journal of Australian Studies (journal of the International Australian Studies Association), and a book review editor of Labour History: a journal of labour and social history from 2002 to 2015 (with Prof. Phillip Deery and Prof. Stuart Macintyre). Julie has edited several book collections on Australian political and labour history. Her research interests include the Cold War, biography, and political/radical/legal history. She is currently working on a study of anti-institutional protest and prisons in New South Wales and Victoria. Before joining Swinburne, Julie taught at several universities in NSW and Victoria.

MemberRob Boddice

Rob Boddice works at the Department of History and Cultural Studies, Freie Universität Berlin. An historian of science, medicine and the emotions, he is the author of The Science of Sympathy: Morality, Evolution and Victorian Civilization (University of Illinois Press, 2016) and the editor of Pain and Emotion in Modern History (Palgrave, 2014). His forthcoming books include Pain: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2017) and The History of Emotions (Manchester University Press, 2017). Boddice is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

MemberMartin Brown

Dr Brown holds a Ph.D. in International History from the University of Surrey, and a M. A. in central and eastern European studies from the School Of Slavonic and East European Studies (S.S.E.E.S.) at the University of London. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (F.R.Hist.S.), and a member of the New Diplomatic History Network.He is the Associate Dean for Research at Richmond, and a section editor in History for the Open Library of the Humanities.The primary focus of his recent research has been European diplomatic history. He is currently studying British foreign policy during the era of Détente leading up to the Helsinki Final Act of 1975.

MemberMichelle Christian

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Historical Studies and Department for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto. Supervisor: Andreas Bendlin Visiting Graduate Research Student, Department of Gender, Religion, and Critical Studies, University of Regina (2020-21). Supervisor: William Arnal Steering Committee Member, Early Christianity and the Ancient Economy, Society of Biblical Literature (2016-)

MemberEnzo Rossi

I’m a political theorist in the Department of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam, and the co-editor of the European Journal of Political Theory. My main current project is a realist critical theory of legitimacy. This stems from the intersection of a number of interests: (i) methodological issues in political theory, e.g. realism vs moralism and, relatedly but separately, ideal vs non-ideal theory; (ii) the historical development liberal ideology; (iii) the normative status of political authority; (iv) the accommodation of diversity. More generally, I’m concerned with the relationship between the descriptive and the normative study of society.