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History graduate student wins UK post-doc

David Baillargeon, who works with Prof. Erika Rappaport on the British colonial empire, has just accepted a position as college fellow at the University of Nottingham. It is a three year research position in which he will be leading a segment of an interdisciplinary collaborative research project funded by the European Research Council entitled “Spaces of Occupation in Twentieth Century Asia.” He will be working on late colonial Malaya and Singapore as well as revising his dissertation on colonial Burma.