Teaching and supervision
Philip teaches and supervises on the Institute's MRes degree, specialising in public history, gender history, biography and history, and history and scale. He also contributes sessions on historical writing and publishing to the IHR's training programme.
He currently supervises 3 MPhil / PhD students who are researching the London Foundling Hospital, 1730-1820; the market for annuity loans and personal lending in England, 1775-1815; and the private client base of West End banks, 1670-1780.
Philip welcomes enquiries from prospective MPhil / PhD students in the fields of: eighteenth-century social history; late nineteenth-century / early twentieth-century publishing and structures of knowledge; and the early history of the IHR and historical research.