James Mansell

Assistant Professor in Cultural Studies

University of Nottingham

James Mansell is Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies in the Department of Culture, Film and Media. He joined the University of Nottingham in 2010, having previously worked as a Research Associate in History at the University of Manchester. He holds BA (Hons), MA and PhD degrees in History, also from Manchester.

His research and teaching expertise lie in cultural history, media history and sound studies.

At Nottingham he co-directs the Nottingham Sensory Studies Network, a research cluster supporting sensory work across the disciplines with an especial focus on sensory methodologies, practices, and histories.

He is currently Co-Investigator of an AHRC research network on 'Music, Noise and Silence' scoping ideas for a future Science Museum exhibition on music and sound. He is also a partner in the Leverhulme Trust research network 'Enchanted Modernities: Theosophy, Modernism and the Arts, 1875-c.1960'.