"Who were the Nuns?" Project
In June 2008 Michael Questier, Caroline Bowden, Katharine Keats-Rohan, and Jan Broadway, were awarded a grant of over £650,000 by the AHRC for a research project entitled "Who were the Nuns? A Prosopographical Study of the English Convents in Exile in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries". The project is now well under way and in to its comprehensive study of the membership of the English convents and the English members of Mary Ward's Institute, established during the period when they were proscribed in England.
The team consists of:
Professor Michael Questier - Principal Investigator
Dr Caroline Bowden - Research Fellow and Project Manager
Dr Jan Broadway - Technical Consultant
Dr Katherine Keats-Rohan - Research Fellow
Dr Katrien Daemen-de Gelder - Research Officer Belgium
Pascal Majerus - Research Officer Belgium
Dr James Kelly - Research Assistant
Caroline Watkinson - PhD Student
More information can be found at the dedicated "Who were the Nuns?" web site.