Dr Soile Ylivuori, main organiser

Dr Soile Ylivuori is an Academy of Finland postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Helsinki. Her current project Decomposing Identities: Race, Gender and Materiality in the Georgian West Indies examines materialised performances of race and national identity, analysing the eighteenth-century British Caribbean as a space of cultural, material, and bodily decomposition. Her recent publications include the monograph Women and Politeness in Eighteenth-Century England.

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