Josh Rhodes

Roles/Responsibilites

June 2017:

Conference co-organiser

Co-organiser of the University of Exeter's Centre for Early Modern Studies PGR Conference 2017. Organised theme, location, catering, CfP, keynote speakers, programme. Personally obtained funding from Economic History Society and Past and Present Society to support the conference. Live-tweeted the event here #emlifedeath. Wrote conference report here.

July 2016:

Workshop co-organiser

Co-organised a two-day work-in-progress event for doctoral students in History at the University of Exeter.

Selected Conferences

June 2018:

Social History Society Conference (Keele University)

Paper: ‘Farming families and the life cycle in eighteenth-century England’

April 2018:

European Social Science History Conference (Queen’s University Belfast)

Paper: ‘Using GIS to uncover and understand subtenancy in seventeenth- to eighteenth century England’

October 2017:

Economic and Social History Graduate Seminar (Nuffield College, University of Oxford)

Paper: ‘Subtenancy uncovered: A new approach to agrarian capitalism in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century England’

September 2017:

Rural History 2017 (University of Leuven, Belgium)

Paper: ‘Agrarian Capitalism in seventeenth- to eighteenth-century England: A new methodological approach’

May 2017:

Fifteenth Warwick Symposium on Parish Research (University of Warwick)

Paper: ‘Evidence of subletting in eighteenth-century England using GIS: a new methodological approach’

March 2017:

Economic History Society Conference (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Paper: ‘“There ought not to be more than one landlord on a property”: Subletting and capitalist farming in seventeenth- to eighteenth-century England’

May 2016:

Centre for Early Modern Studies Conference (University of Exeter)

Paper: ‘Chance and Economic History: Unlikely Bedfellows?’

April 2016:

British Agricultural History Society Conference (Wortley Hall, Sheffield)

Paper: ‘Development of agrarian capitalism in England 17th to 19th centuries’

Invited Talks

February 2018:

Economic and Social History of the Early Modern World (Institute of Historical Research)

Paper: ‘Subtenancy uncovered: A new approach to agrarian capitalism in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century England’

November 2016:

Devon History Society Conference (University of Exeter)

Paper: ‘Beyond the control of one man’: Rabbits and Landlord-Tenant Relations on a south-east Devon Estate in 1860s’

October 2015:

Welcome Event for Visiting Academics from Fudan University (University of Exeter)

Paper: ‘Agrarian capitalism in England, 1650-1800’

June 2015:

New Researchers in Devon History Conference (Devon Record Office, Exeter)

Paper: ‘Agrarian capitalism in Devon and the South-West in comparative perspective, c.1600- c.1800’

Awards and Grants

August 2017:

Grant to attend Rural History 2017 by Joyce Youings Fund (£547)

June 2017:

Economic History Society Conference Organisation Grant (£300)

April 2017:

Past & Present Society Conference Organisation Grant (£500)

April 2017:

Grant to attend Economic History Society Conference (£277)

May 2016:

Best paper at Centre for Early Modern Studies Conference (£25)

April 2016:

Grant to attend British Agricultural History Society Conference (£400)

September 2013:

Economic and Social Research Council MRes & PhD studentship (full fees and maintenance, c.£53,000)

Training

November 2017:

Economic History Society Residential Course

Attended three-day Economic History Society Residential Course in Manchester. Present a pre-circulated 3,000-word paper in a 70-minute session. Read other students’ papers before the course, acted as respondent on one paper, provided the author with written comments, and chaired a session.

August 2016:

Databases for Historians II

Attended Databases for Historians II course at the Institute of Historical Research