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UK Fellow, Medieval Studies, elected in 2003

Professor Richard Sharpe FBA

Palaeography; Manuscript Studies; Diplomatic History of Britain and Ireland; Medieval History
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About this Fellow

Richard Sharpe is Professor of Diplomatic at Wadham College, University of Oxford. In 2018 he was elected an Honorary Member of the Royal Irish Academy.

Website: https://www.history.ox.ac.uk/people/professor-richard-sharpe

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Diplomatic, University of Oxford, and Fellow of Wadham College

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Diplomatic, University of Oxford, 1990
  • Fellow, Wadham College, University of Oxford, 1990

Other Medieval Studies Fellows

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 Vincent Gillespie

Medieval literary theory and the psychology of literary response; poetic identity in the Middle Ages; Nietzschean slow reading; medieval religious writing ("vernacular theology"); Syon Abbey; history of the book

Professor Peter Biller

Medieval history; heresy, inquisition & 'religions': university texts as the locus for medieval thought about contemporary social topics such as medicine, peoples and population.