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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

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

English maps: a history 1999

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

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

British Town Maps: A History 2015

Other Anthropology and Geography Fellows

Professor Stuart Elden

The history, concept and practice of territory; contemporary territorial and boundary disputes and geopolitics; political and social theory; the history of geographical and political thought

Professor David Mosse

Historical anthropology of religion, social-political systems and livelihoods, especially with reference to Indian caste inequality and activism, religious pluralism (Hindu and Christian) and common property resources; the anthropology of knowledge, inst

Professor Richard Wrangham

Chimpanzee social ecology; primate and human behaviour in a comparative framework, including influences of diet, violence and culture; self-domestication and the evolution of reduced aggression; primate conservation

Professor Georgina Born

Anthropology and sociology of music, media and digital cultures; anthropological theory; the social, the material, and time; cultural production, cultural institutions and creative industries; music in the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries; interdisciplinarity; AI and culture; digital humanities and digital methods