Dr Misha Ewen


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Misha Ewen specialises in the social and economic history of the early modern Atlantic world, with particular interests in colonialism, women, families, and material culture. In October 2018, Misha joined the University of Manchester as a Hallsworth Research Fellow in Political Economy, with a project titled 'Families and the English Atlantic Empire, 1550-1650', that explores the role of women, families, and household economies in early modern empire-building. Before joining Manchester, Misha was employed at the University of Kent as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Centre for Political Economies of International Commerce.

Email: misha.ewen@manchester.ac.uk

Twitter: @mishaewen

Areas of expertise


  • Early Modern History

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2017 - Doctor of Philosophy, History, University College London (UCL)
  • 2013 - Master of Arts, History, The University of Manchester
  • 2012 - Bachelor of Arts, English Studies and History, University of Nottingham

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