Contacts

The contact email for the event is:


The lead organisers for the 2015 BAVS Conference are:

Dr Rosemary Mitchell (Leeds Trinity University) – She is Reader in Victorian Studies and Director of the Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies, as well as Associate Editor for the Journal of Victorian Culture. Her research focuses on Victorian historical culture, with particular reference to gender and religion. Find out more about her and how to contact her here: http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/departments/history/staff/pages/mitchell.aspxhe

Dr Helen Kingstone (Leeds Trinity University) – programme co-ordinator and postgraduate liaison.  Helen is Post-Doctoral Research Associate at LTU, working within the Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies. Her PhD explored Victorian negotiations with the recent past in novels, histories, and utopian fictions.  She has recently published articles with Clio and the Journal of Victorian Culture.  Contact her at h.kingstone@leedstrinity.ac.uk


They are assisted by the BAVS 2015 Conference committee, which includes:

Dr Michael Allis (University of Leeds) – co-ordinator for the musical event.  Michael is Senior Lecturer in Musicology and Postgraduate Research Tutor at the School of Music at Leeds.  Find out more about him and how to contact him here: http://music.leeds.ac.uk/people/michael-allis

Dr Susan Anderson (Leeds Trinity University) – co-ordinator for delegates with disabilities. Susan is a Senior Lecturer in English at Leeds Trinity, with research interests in performance in early modern drama and spectacle, and disability studies.  She is also interested in Victorian children’s literature.  Find out more about her and how to contact her here: http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/departments/english/staff/pages/anderson.aspx

Dr Jane De Gay (Leeds Trinity University) – co-ordinator for fieldwork and transport.  Jane is an Associate Principal Lecturer in English and Reader in Modern Literature, as well as an Anglican priest.  Her principal research interest is in Virginia Woolf, and she is working on a book on Woolf and Christian Culture.  She is Director of the M.A. in Victorian Studies at LTU.  Find out more about her and how to contact her here: http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/departments/history/victorian_studies/pages/janedegay.aspx

Dr Di Drummond (Leeds Trinity University) – digital advisor.  Di is a Reader in Modern History, and is internationally recognised for her research on railway history, which engages with issues of gender, globalisation, and empire. She is also known for her work on the history of the University of Birmingham. Find out more about her and how to contact her here:http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/departments/history/staff/Pages/Drummond.aspx

Dr Simon Morgan (Leeds Beckett University) – Heaton Project fieldwork leader and Leeds Beckett representative.  Simon is programme leader for the B.A. History programme, and his research expertise is in Victorian political cultures.  He is currently working on a monograph on early Victorian personality politics. Find out more about Simon and how to contact him here: http://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/staff/dr-simon-morgan/

Dr Jim Mussell (University of Leeds) – digital advisor.  Jim is Associate Professor in English, and his research focuses on nineteenth-century media; he is working on a project on secrecy and science, and is a key contributor to the development of digital Victorian Studies.  Find out more about him and how to contact him here:http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/profile/20030/1176/james_mussell

Dr Richard Salmon (University of Leeds) – Leeds University representative.  Richard is Senior Lecturer in English and Postgraduate Research Tutor.  His research focuses on Victorian professional authorship and celebrity culture, and he has a particular interest in the works of Thackeray and Henry James.  Find out more about him and how to contact him here:http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/profile/20040/445/richard_salmon

Dr Nathan Uglow (Leeds Trinity University) – Leeds Trinity University representative.  Nathan is currently Acting Head of Humanities and Associate Director of the Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies.  His research is in the broad area of Victorian intellectual culture, and covers the work of Ruskin and Carlyle, among others. Find out more about him and how to contact him here: http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/departments/english/staff/Pages/Uglow.aspx

We are also assisted by our brilliant PGR assistants, all of whom are studying for PhDs here at Leeds Trinity University under the aegis of the LCVS.  They are:

Steven Basdeo – Twitter co-ordination and gmail account management

Tom Breckin – Assistant with the PGR/ECR workshop

Jack Gann – Fieldwork assistance

Lauren Padgett – Disablities co-ordination and LWPs

Josh Poklad – Wine reception assistant and recording co-ordination

Anne Reuss – Delegates’ folders and related administration.

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