Julia Moses

Julia Moses is Senior Lecturer in Modern History at the University of Sheffield, where she leads the Risk, Policy and Law research group, and Marie Curie Fellow at the Institute of Sociology at the University of Göttingen (https://www.uni-goettingen.de/de/549730.html), where she is completing her book Civilizing Marriage: Family, Nation and State in the German Empire.

Julia is a co-founder and co-chair for the Political Economy and Welfare Research Network as well as a member of the Executive Committee at the Council for European Studies, and she serves on the Scientific Committee of the International Commission on Occupational Health’s History of the Prevention of Occupational and Environmental Diseases Section.

Recent publications:

  • The Impact of Ideas on Legal Development (with Michael Lobban; Cambridge University Press, 2012).
  • Marriage, Law and Modernity: Global Histories (Bloomsbury, 2017).
  • The First Modern Risk: Workplace Accidents and the Origins of European Social States (Cambridge University Press, 2018).
  • She is also the editor of special issues on risk, welfare and intermarriage for The Journal of Global History (2014), Social Science History (2015), The History of the Family (forthcoming, 2019) and Contemporanea (forthcoming, 2020).

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