Institute staff

Find out more about the staff who lead the Rylands including our researchers and PhD students.



Find out more about the many researchers and PhD students working with the Rylands.

Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Visiting Early Career Research Fellows 2023 / 2024 

Visiting Early Career Research Fellows (2022 / 2023)

  • Sami PinarbasiIntercolonial exchanges: Slavery and the environment in British Florida and Jamaica, 1763-1783.

Visiting Early Career Research Fellows (2021 / 2022)

  • Richard BellisTrading Body Parts in Britain, 1759-1850
  • Jenny Buckley - A Paper Mind: Material Fictions and Print Afterlives, 1700-1820
  • Ben Jackson - Consuming Clergymen: Religion, Masculinity and Objects, c1603-1830
  • Melek Karatas - The Atelier as Network: Illumination, Agency and the Production of Vernacular Literature in France, 1320-1500 
  • Christine Slobogin - Anonymous Anatomies: A Critical History of Visual Medical Anonymization in Britain and America, 1870-1955

Visiting Early Career Research Fellows (2020 / 2021)

  • Ana DiasImage in Iberia and the Medieval West ca. 700-1080: an Intellectual History
  • Caroline Henaghan - Premenstrual Tensions in the 1830-1930 Archive: Taking a Medical History of Disordered Menstruation
  • Anna Jamieson - A Touch of the Blue Devils: Women, Mental Health and Self-Care in England, 1750-1850
  • Emily Price - Conversation, Consumption, and Conversion in Early Modern Europe, c. 1580-1700
  • James Watts - Landscape, Environment, and British Imperial Identity, 1860-1914
  • Hannah Yip - The Clergy and Artistic Recreation in Early Modern Britain


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