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UK Fellow, Medieval Studies, elected in 1995

Mr Alexander Murray FBA

About this Fellow




Current post

  • Emeritus Fellow, University College, Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Assistant Lecturer, University of Leeds, 1961 - 1963
  • Lecturer, Newcastle University, 1963 - 1980
  • Fellow and Praelector, University College University of Oxford, 1980 - 2001
  • Fellow and Praelector in Modern History, University College, Oxford, University College University of Oxford, 1982
  • Emeritus Fellow, University College, Oxford, University College University of Oxford, 2002


Conscience and authority in the medieval Church 2015

Reason and society in the Middle Ages 1978

The violent against themselves 1998

The curse on self-murder 2000

Other Medieval Studies Fellows

Professor Paul Binski

Western European art and architecture 1100-1400; royal and ecclesiastical patronage; the art of liturgy and death; hagiography; wall, panel and manuscript painting; Cambridge illuminated manuscripts; international artistic relations.

Professor John Gillingham

Medieval history: narrative sources, primarily in north-western Europe in the 11th to 13th centuries, as evidence for the perceptions and values that shaped war and politics.

Professor Carole Hillenbrand

Islamic history 1050-1250, especially Iran and Syria; Muslim perspectives of the crusades, the scholar al-Ghazali and the caliphate.

Professor John Blair

The society, culture and landscape of early medieval England, especially the Church and parochial organisation; historical and archaeological sources and approaches