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Pemberton photograph  Principal Investigator: Professor Hugh Pemberton
Professor of Contemporary British History at the University of BristolDr Pemberton is an expert on the history of of modern Britain, and particularly of British politics, from the Second World War to the very contemporary. Having worked for a number of years as a business analyst in the life and pensions industry he took is his PhD at Bristol in 2001 (in the departments of History and Politics). He took up a teaching post at Bristol in 2004, after a spell at the LSE as British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow in its Department of Economic History. His research focuses principally on UK economic and social policy and on issues of governance.
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Photo of James Co-Investigator: Dr James Freeman
Lecturer in Digital Humanities at the University of BristolDr Freeman’s research examines twentieth-century British political rhetoric at macro and micro scales using a methodology that combines close-readings of archival materials with rhetorical theory and quantitative techniques derived from from corpus linguistics.
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Research Assistant: Dr Aled Davies.
Dr Davies took his PhD at the University of Oxford in 2014 on ‘The City of London and British Social Democracy, c. 1959 – 1979’ . He is interested in the formation of Thatcherite economic and social policies. The research assistant on the project form 2014-17 he is now working at the University of Cambridge.
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Doctoral Researcher: Thomas Gould.
Thomas is conducting research into the actuarial profession in the 1980s.
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