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Professor Roger Kain FBA

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About this Fellow

Historical Geography and Map History

Website: http:research.sas.ac.uk/search/staff/19/professor-roger-kain/

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Humanities, Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Past Appointments

  • Montefiore Professor of Geography, University of Exeter, 1990 - 2010
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Exeter, 2002 - 2010
  • Fellow, University College London, 2002
  • Fellow, University College London, 1970
  • Montefiore Professor of Geography, University of Exeter, 1970
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Exeter, 1970
  • Dean and Chief Executive, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 1970
  • Professor of Humanities, Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 2017

British Academy Appointments

  • Vice-President Research & HE Policy | Vice-President 1997 -1999 | Treasurer 2002 - 2010, 2014 -
  • Member of Council, 1999 - 2000

Publications

The cadastral map in the service of the state: a history of property mapping 1992

1970

The tithe maps of England and Wales: a cartographic analysis and county-by-county catalogue 1995 and 2011

1970

English maps: a history 1999

1970

An atlas and index of the tithe files of mid-nineteenth century England and Wales 1986-2010

1970

The enclosure maps of England and Wales 1595-1918 2004 and 2011

1970

British Town Maps: A History 2015

1970

Other Anthropology and Geography Fellows

Professor Stephen Daniels

The history of landscape representation, design and management; the landscape arts of eighteenth century Britain; the history of geographical knowledge and imagination

Dr Alan Baker

Historical geography: the development through time and distribution in space of leisure-related voluntary associations (especially musical societies and sports clubs) in rural France during the nineteenth century

Professor Alan Barnard

Comparative ethnography of southern Africa; contemporary hunter-gatherers; the history of anthropology; the social anthropology of human origins, especially the co-evolution of language and kinship

Professor Matthew Gandy

Cultural, urban, and environmental geography, from the middle decades of the nineteenth century to the present, with particular interests in landscape, infrastructure, and bio-diversity