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Jack David Sargeant


Jack's research focuses on popular engagement in the English Revolution of the 1640s, and more specifically on the urban spaces in which people outside of London encountered and influenced the Revolution's 'formal' politics. He has a broader interest in the practical application of continental philosophy, and his project draws upon concepts emerging out of what Nikolas Kompridis has termed the 'aesthetic turn' in political thought to explore the sensory characteristics of political confrontation in seventeenth-century England.

PhD

Supervisor: Jason Peacey
Working title: 'The spaces of provincial politics in the English Revolution'
Expected completion date: 2020

Scholarships and prizes

Awarded an AHRC London Arts and Humanities Partnership research studentship (2017-2020).