Jack Harrington

The Open University

Project Team, Research Associate

Jack Harrington

Jack joined the Oecumene team as publications and publicity manager and is now a research fellow. He is currently preparing a series of comparative articles on orientalism, citizenship and governance in the British and French empires. Jack has published articles on the intellectual history of empire, settler colonialism, orientalism and historiography.

He holds a PhD from the University of Edinburgh and has received funding awards from the Carnegie Trust and the Institute of Historical Research, University of London. His doctoral thesis was published in 2010 by Palgrave Macmillan as "Sir John Malcolm and the creation of British India." Jack has taught at the universities of St Andrews and Edinburgh and The Open University.

Jack has worked in policy communications and project management with the London Ambassadors 2012 volunteering programme Volunteering England and the chartered accountants BDO. He is a trustee of the University of the Creative Arts’ Student Union.

Oecumene: Citizenship after Orientalism is funded by an European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant (Institutions, values, beliefs and behaviour ERC-AG-SH2).

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