Publications

The following publications have arisen from the Migrant Histories project.

Academic Publications

Scholarly Datasets

Conference & Seminar Papers

  • ‘Failed & accidental Irish migration to London: vagrancy and demobilisation c. 1780-1820’, Eighteenth Century Ireland Society, Dublin, Ireland (8-9 June 2017).
  • ‘Failed & accidental Irish migration to London: vagrancy and demobilisation c. 1780-1820’, British Society of Eighteenth Century Studies, Oxford, UK (4-6 January 2017).
  • ‘Hidden in plain sight: some sources for the history of Scottish migrants in 18th century London’, Scots in Early Modern London, RSE, Aberdeen, UK (27-28 August 2016).
  • ‘Ephemeral Londoners: modelling lower class migration to eighteenth century London’, 1st International Conference on Geographies of Migration and Mobility, Loughborough, UK (18-20 July 2016).
  • ‘Ephemeral Londoners: modelling lower class migration to eighteenth century London’, GIS UK, Leeds, UK (10 October 2014).
  • ‘Identifying the Irish in textual records in the absence of direct evidence’ Digital Humanities Congress, Sheffield, UK (5 September 2014).
  • ‘Vagrant London in the Late Eighteenth Century’, European Social Science History Conference, Vienna, Austria (23 April 2014).
  • ‘Loose, Idle and Disorderly: Vagrant Removal in Late Eighteenth-Century Middlesex’, Long Eighteenth Century Seminar, Oxford, UK (27 November 2013).
  • ‘Measuring Immigrant Crime in London: The Irish 1801-1820’ Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History. University of Cambridge, UK (11 November 2013).
  • ‘Where did London’s Vagrants Come From?’, British History in the Long Eighteenth Century Seminar, Institute of Historical Research, London, UK (29 May 2013).
  • ‘Identifying the Irish in Electronic Text: Surname Analysis and Irish Defendants in the Old Bailey Online’, London Irish in the Long Eighteenth Century, University of Warwick, UK (13 April 2012).
  • ‘Quantifying and Extrapolating: Identifying London’s Historical Irish Population in the Absence of Direct Evidence’, InterFace, University College London, London, UK (July 2011).

Outreach

Funding

Vagrant Lives was funded by the British Academy and Leverhulme Trust (2012).

Additional funding has been provided by the University of Hertfordshire (2016) and the University of Sussex (2017).

Irish London was funded by Gale Dissertation Research Fellowship in Nineteenth-Century Media (2011), and the King’s College London Continuation Scholarship (2012).