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Joshua Callaway is currently a Second-Year student at the University of Warwick, studying History with Italian. He has a keen interest in Early Modern European History, particularly aspects of the Military Revolution debate. He is looking to potentially undertake a MA in Italy after his undergraduate degree to pursue these ideas further.
Colin Greenstreet is one of two facilitators of the Warwick transcription programme. He is a co-founder and co-director of the MarineLives project. He studied human sciences, and philosophy, politics and economics at the University of Oxford, and was the recipient of a Kennedy scholarship for study at Harvard Business School. His career has been spent in finance, consulting, pharmaceutical research and development, and as an entrepreneur.
Likes: Mountains, languages, travel, and dogs (plus wife, Yerevag; elder daughter and musician, Rebecca; and younger daughter and aspiring neuroscientist, Francesca)
Languages: English, German, indifferent French, staggers through Dutch with a dictionary and a glass of wine
Academic interests: Editing the private papers of Sir George Oxenden (1620-1669); writing an academic dual biography of Sir George Oxenden and his elder sister and commercial agent, Elizabeth Dallison. For papers, seminar and conference presentations see his academia.edu page
Tweets at @marinelivesorg.
Finn Halligan is studying for a MA in Global History at Warwick, focusing on the cultural history of navigation and port cities in the early modern period. At undergraduate level, his dissertation studied the cultural prevalence of navigational instruments in discursive space between 1600 and 1800, for which he won the British Commission for Maritime History undergraduate dissertation prize.
Benjamin Redding is one of two facilitators of the Warwick transcription programme. He recently completed his PhD in History. His main research interests focus on early modern European naval history and its relationship to broader political and cultural trends. His PhD was titled 'Divided by La Manche: Naval Enterprise and Maritime Revolution in England and France, 1545-1642'. His current research and publications look at the international influences that shaped the early modern English navy. Benjamin is co-ordinator of the Warwick programme.
Celine Romano is a second year History student at the University of Warwick. Her interests in history range from early modern material history and its socio-political importance, to the philosophy of the Enlightenment.
Rebecca Want is currently in her final year, reading History at the University of Warwick. Her interests include the history of Early Modern print, Ming and Qing China, and the Victorian period. Her dissertation is entitled 'Celebrating the Empire: How the Great Exhibition was experienced by Colonial Subjects'.
Dominic Webb is a second year student at Warwick University, currently studying History with Italian.