Claire Taylor

Research and Leadership Scholar, Laidlaw Foundation
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About Claire Taylor

I am a third-year English and Modern History student at the University of St Andrews. My research looked at the intersection of gender history and transnational history by examining women's involvement in the Esperanto movement in Scotland and the Midlands. I'm interested in all things art, history, literature, and social change! 

I am a/an:

Undergraduate Scholar

Area of Expertise

Arts Humanities Languages Politics

Research Topic

Gender Studies History Linguistics Literature Politics Society & Culture

Laidlaw Cohort Year



University of St Andrews

I am from:

United States of America

I speak:

English Polish

My hobbies/interests are:

Art Crafts & DIY Outdoor sports Pets Politics & current events Swimming Travelling Volunteering Yoga

I am open to participating in mentoring/buddy programmes


Intro Content

Essay Archaeology Computer Science Gender Studies

Mapping the Songs, Lectures, and Lives of Scottish Dressmakers, Doctors, Chemists, and Journalists: The Case for Women Esperantists in 1911 Scotland

This research uncovered the professional and personal lives of Scottish women Esperantists, an area of gender history and transnational history unwritten until now. Utilizing land and spatial history, cartography, software, and statistics, I analyzed primary sources including archival material.

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Channels contributed to:

Arts & Humanities Research

Rooms participated in:

University of St Andrews