Professor Quentin Skinner FBA

History

Elected 1981

UK Fellow
1981
History

Prizes: Bielefelder Wissenschaftspreis (2008); David Easton Award APSA (2007); Balzan Prize (2006); Wolfson History Prize (1979). Honorary Degrees: Copenhagen (2014); Oslo (2011); Santiago (2009); Aberdeen (2007); Athens (2007); St Andrews (2005); Harvard (2005); Leuven (2004); Oxford (2000); Helsinki (1997); Chicago (1992); East Anglia (1992). Foreign membership of learned societies: Royal Danish Academy (2015); Österreichische Academie (2009); Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei (2007); Royal Irish Academy (1999); American Philosophical Society (1997); Academia Europea (1989); American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1986). Named lecture-series: Agnes Cuming Lectures, UCD (2015); Spinoza Lectures, Amsterdam (2014); Academia Sinica Lectures, Taiwan (2013); Clark Lectures, Cambridge (2013); Clarendon Lectures, Oxford (2011); Adorno Lectures, Frankfurt (2005); Benedict Lectures, Boston University (2005); Page-Barbour Lectures, University of Virginia (2003); Ford Lectures, Oxford (2003); Tanner Lectures, Harvard (1984); Messenger Lectures, Cornell (1983); Carlyle Lectures, Oxford (1980); Gauss Seminars, Princeton (1980). Visiting Professorships: Amsterdam (2014); Princeton (2013-14); Harvard (2008); Australian National University (1970, 1994, 2006) Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (2003-4); Collège de France (1997); Leuven (1992); Université Paris X (1991); Ecole des Hautes Etudes (1987); Washington University, St. Louis (1982).

Current post

Professor of the Humanities, Queen Mary University of London

Past appointments

Queen Mary University of London Barber Beaumont Professor of the Humanities

Jan 2008 -

Queen Mary University of London Professor of the Humanities

Jan 2008 -

University of Cambridge Regius Professor of Modern History

Jan 1996 - Jan 2008

University of Cambridge Professor of Political Science

Jan 1978 - Jan 1996

University of Cambridge Lecturer in History

Jan 1967 - Jan 1978

Publications

Forensic Shakespeare 2014

Machiavelli 1981

The foundations of modern political thought (2 vols) 1978

Reason and rhetoric in the philosophy of Hobbes 1996

Liberty Before Liberalism 1998

Visions of politics (3 vols) 2002

Hobbes and Republican Liberty 2008

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