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UK Fellow, Section H9, Early Modern History to 1850, elected in 1998

Dame Olwen Hufton FBA

About this Fellow




Current post

  • Emeritus Fellow, Merton College, Oxford

Past Appointments

  • William Kenan Professor of European History and Women's History, Harvard University, 1987 - 1991
  • Professor of History, European University Institute, Florence, 1991 - 1997
  • Leverhulme Research Professor and Senior Research Fellow, Merton College, University of Oxford, 1997 - 2003

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 2004 - 2007


Bayeux in the late 18th century 1967

The poor of 18th century France 1975

The prospect before her: a history of women in Western Europe 16th-18th centuries 1995

Other Early Modern History to 1850 Fellows

Professor Sir Simon Schama

Early modern European social, political and cultural history; history of the Jewish people; history of art and culture

Dr Toby Barnard

The political, social and cultural histories of Ireland and England, c.1600-1800.

Professor Mary Fulbrook

20th-century German social history; structures & legacies of the Third Reich and the German Democratic Republic (GDR); longer-term German and European history in comparative perspective; the Holocaust and collective violence; historical and social theory

Professor Boyd Hilton

Late 18th and 19th century British history; political and cultural developments, theology and religious belief, social and economic thought.

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