School of History


Edmond completed his undergraduate degree at Coventry University (2009) before moving to King's College London for his MA (2010). He then moved to the University of Cambridge to complete his PhD (2015). He has taught a range of undergraduate courses at the University of Cambridge as well as leading masterclasses in digital humanities at a number of other institutions.

An early modern historian specialising in the cultural history of economics, he joined Kent in 2015 as part of the ‘Global Determinants of the English Constitution’ project hosted by the Centre for the Political Economies of International Commerce at Kent and funded by the Leverhulme trust. His publications to date have focussed on the early history of England's overseas expansion and cover topics ranging from diplomatic engagement with the Mughal Empire to imaginary epistemology in artistic representations of the world. He is currently engaged with completing his first book of the social lives of merchants in early modern London.

In addition to his academic work, Edmond has also undertaken research in the contemporary finance sector, working with some of the worlds most venerable institutions and most exciting start-ups.

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Rutherford College
University of Kent

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School of History, Rutherford College, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NX

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Last Updated: 17/09/2018