Peter Mitchell

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Sussex

Pete Mitchell is currently working on 'Snapshots of Empire' - a Leverhulme-funded interdisciplinary project under the direction of Professor Alan Lester, focusing on nineteenth-century imperial governance in the Colonial and India Offices. He received his PhD from Queen Mary University of London in 2014. His thesis studied early modern cultural logistics, imperialist historiography, and the formation of the historical collections of the India Office Records. He has worked in the museum sector with a specialism in nineteenth-century social history. His teaching to date has focused on medieval and early modern literatures and literary theory