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Professor Sir Brian Vickers FBA

About this Fellow

Critical and Cultural Theory - English Language and Literature Textual Studies - English Language and Literature Greek and Latin Philology and Linguistics Historical Linguistics

Website: http://www.brianvickers.uk/

Appointments

Current post

  • Distinguished Senior Fellow, School of Advanced Study, University of London; Emeritus Professor, Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule, Zuerich

Past Appointments

  • Emeritus Professor of English and Renaissance Literature, and Director of the Centre for Renaissance Studies, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Other Foreign Institutions, 1975 - 2003
  • Professor of English and Renaissance Literature, and Director of the Centre for Renaissance Studies, Other Foreign Institutions, 1975 - 2003
  • , Corpus Christi College University of Cambridge, 1964
  • Emeritus Professor, Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule, Zuerich, and Distinguished Senior Fellow, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 2004

Other Early Modern Languages and Literatures to 1830 Fellows

Professor Gordon Campbell

Renaissance & seventeenth century English literature, especially John Milton; ancient & modern European literatures; cultural history, especially art, architecture, garden history, legal history & Biblical studies; the contemporary Islamic world

Professor Neil Kenny

Sixteenth & seventeenth century literature & thought in Europe, especially France; the role played by various dimensions of language (eg concept-formation; tense-aspect) in the shaping of knowledge & belief.

Professor Jeremy Lawrance

The medieval & Renaissance literature & history of Spain from 1200 to 1700, with special interests in literacy, libraries & the history of ideas; humanism; imperialism

Professor Joachim Whaley

The Holy Roman Empire in its European context from the fifteenth century to 1806; the legacy of the Holy Roman Empire in German-speaking central Europe from 1806 to the present