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First Name
Julia
Last Name
Leikin
Affiliation
University of Exeter
Website URL
http://jleikin.wixsite.com/home
Keywords
Russian empire, international law, Eurasia, global and maritime history, Black Sea, Eastern Mediterranean
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About Me

I am a historian of imperial Russia and Europe, working on understanding and practice of international law in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Recent Publications
“‘Prostitution of the Russian Flag’: Privateers in Russian Admiralty Courts, 1787-1798.” Law and History Review 35, no. 4 (November 2017): 1049-81.

DOI: 10.1017/S0738248017000402

“Greeks into Privateers: Commerce raiders under the imperial Russian flag, 1760s-1790s” in Ideologies of Western naval power, 1500-1815, ed. J. D. Davies, Alan James, and Gijs Rommelse (Ashgate. Forthcoming 2018).

Review Article. “Across the Seven Seas: Is Russian Maritime History More than Regional History?” Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 17, no. 3 (2016): 631-46.

DOI: 10.1353/kri.2016.0038

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Russia, Eurasia, Eastern Europe
Expertise by Geography
Eastern Europe, Russia
Expertise by Chronology
18th century, 19th century, Early Modern, Modern
Expertise by Topic
Colonialism, Law, Libraries & Archives, Local & Regional, Rebellion & Revolution