!!!Gareth Meredith Austin
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__Present and Previous Positions__
* 2016, Jan -  Professor of Economic History, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge
* 2010, Sept - 2016, Aug  Professor of International History, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva (Head of Department, 2011-).
* 1988 - 2010  Successively Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, and Reader in Economic History, London School of Economics
* 1986 - 1988  ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) Post-doctoral Fellow, Institute of Commonwealth Studies,
* University of London
* 1982 - 1985 Lecturer in the Economic and Social History of West Africa, University of Ghana
* 1981- 1982  Temporary Lecturer in the Economic and Social History of West Africa, University of Birmingham
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__Fields of Scholarship__
*Economic history of Sub-Saharan Africa, especially West Africa from c.1500-present, including contemporary development issues in historical perspective
*Economic and social history of southern Ghana, especially the former Asante kingdom, 19th & 20th centuries
*Comparative economic history of Africa, Asia and Latin America
*Global economic and social history, especially economic culture, economic development, empires, slavery
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__Honours and Awards__
* 2008 Sir Timothy Coghlan Prize, awarded by the Australian and New Zealand Economic History Society, for best article published in Australian Economic History Review in 2007
* 2003 Fellow of the Royal Historical Society
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