Professor Peter McNeil at the Centre for Fashion Studies has been awarded a Leverhulme Network Grant: LUXURY & THE MANIPULATION OF DESIRE: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES FOR CONTEMPORARY DEBATES, along with the Project Leader, Professor Giorgio Riello (University of Warwick) and researchers from the Victoria & Albert Museum (Dr Glenn Adamson), The University of Bologna (Professor Giuseppina Muzzarelli) and the University of Melbourne (Dr Catherine Kovesi).