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20 May 2024

Grant will fund project that takes fresh look at abolitionist movement

A King’s academic has been awarded a Leverhulme Fellowship in support of a new project that will bring a fresh perspective to the abolitionist movement.


Dr Gabriel Leon-Ablan, from the Department of Political Economy, was among the recently-announced recipients of the 2024 fellowship in social sciences.

Dr Leon-Ablan’s project, the British Abolitionist Movement: bringing new data to an old debate, received a grant of more than £50,000 from the Leverhulme.

You can find out more about the 2024 fellowship recipients here: Leverhulme Trust.

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Gabriel  Leon-Ablan

Reader in Political Economy