The Digital Cities Research Network (DCRN) is a transatlantic and transdisciplinary collaboration between Northeastern colleagues in Boston and London. It deploys cutting-edge digital tools to understand key historic and contemporary global challenges facing urban spaces, especially in the areas of racial inequality and economic growth and decline, by bringing together scholars, external partners and the public.
The History of St Katharine Docks
This project uses interactive digital tools to examine the long-range international history of Northeastern's new London home on the banks of the River Thames. Find out more
Ignatius Sancho's London
This project showcases evidence about the life and times of Ignatius Sancho, one of the eighteenth century’s most important Black Britons. Born enslaved, Sancho came to occupy a unique position in London society that straddled the elite social worlds of the aristocracy and the everyday life of the city. Find out more.