Partners & Funders

Trading Consequences is a collaborative project between partners in the UK and Canada and is part of the Digging Into Data programme supported by both UK and international funders.

Partner Organisations

The project also benefits from the support and expertise of Canadiana.orgNipissing University, the Open UniversityProQuest, University of British Columbia and the University of Guelph.


The Digging Into Data programme funds projects that address how “big data” changes the research landscape for the humanities and social sciences. The programme is supported by an international group of research funders:

  • AHRC – the Arts & Humanities Research Council
  • ESRC – the Economic & Social Research Council
  • IMLS – the Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • Jisc
  • NEH – the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • NSF – the National Science Foundation
  • NWO – Der Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research)
  • SSHRC – the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Data Partners

Huge thanks to those who have provided the corpus of texts at the heart of Trading Consequences:

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Adam Matthew for supplying Confidential Prints Collection:AfricaLatin AmericaMiddle East, and North America.

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Gale Cengage Learning for supplying Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange.

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JSTOR for supplying sample data from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Collection.Kew logo

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew for supplying the Kew Gardens Directors’ Correspondence Collection. 

Proquest LogoProQuest for supplying British House of Commons Parliamentary Papers. 


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