James Everest

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Biography: 

James is completing an AHRC-funded PhD, supervised by Lisa Jardine, on practical optics in seventeenth-century English intellectual culture. His essay on light in the work of Francis Bacon is forthcoming in Intellectual History Review. He studied French and Arabic at Pembroke College, Cambridge, graduating in 2007, and completed an MRes in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, in 2011.