History, especially the History of Early Modern Ireland, Britain and Europe and Atlantic History
About this Fellow
History of South Asia and the Indian Ocean world; early modern empires and their interaction in the framework of 'connected histories'
- Distinguished Professor and Irving and Jean Stone Chair in Social Sciences, Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles
British social and religious history of the C16th and C17th; social practices of elites, especially hospitality and gift-exchange; the political and cultural nature of religious identity in Britain and Ireland
Intellectual history of late 17th century Britain, especially the early Royal Society and the 'decline of magic'; editions of Robert Boyle and others; visual culture.
The English Renaissance and Reformation; literary coteries; Reformation diplomacy