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Doctor Helen Paul

Doctor Helen Paul

 MA(Oxon), MLitt, PhD, FRHistS, FRSA
Lecturer

Research interests

  • Economic History
  • Social History
  • Business History

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.

Connect with Helen

Email: h.j.paul@soton.ac.uk

Tel: +44 23 8059 5672

Address: B58, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ (View in Google Maps)

Research

Research interests

  • Economic History
  • Social History
  • Business History
  • South Sea Bubble
  • Slavery

Current research

An edited volume regarding the history of the Bubble Act which is a piece of legislation relating to incorporation. 

A research project into the benefactors of the Queen Anne's Bounty, a fund used to endow Church of England parishes. Some of these benefactions may have come from the profits of plantation economies based on the labour of the enslaved or from the trade in enslaved people. 

The history of the Darien Scheme: a failed colonisation project intended to create a Scottish settlement in the Darien region. 

Research projects

Completed projects

Researchers: ,
Doctor Helen Paul
Sponsor: Arts & Humanities Research Council
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