On leave 2019-2020
Farid Azfar is an Early Modern European historian whose teaching and research takes him to the intersections of Atlantic history, the history of ideas, the history of sexuality and urban history. Past and future courses include "London Beyond Control," "The East India Company," "The History of the Body," "The Global Enlightenment," and the Early Modern Europe survey. His work has been published in The Journal of British Studies, Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques, The London Journal, and The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation. He is currently at work on a book about the comparative, intellectual and cultural history of the asiento contract of 1713.