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Mr Robin Briggs FBA

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About this Fellow

The social, religious and political history of early modern Europe, especially France; the French Catholic Church and the history of witchcraft

Website: http://www.all-souls.ox.ac.uk/people.php?personid=7

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 2011 - 2014

Other Early Modern History to 1850 Fellows

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.

Professor Richard McCabe

Early modern literature in its historical and intellectual contexts, especially poetry and drama; Edmund Spenser's engagement with Gaelic Ireland, the dynamics of Tudor and Jacobean patronage, the aesthetics of Renaissance tragedy.

Professor Brian Cummings

Renaissance humanism and European literature 1450-1700; the history of religion in relation to the history of the book; literary theory and the history of philosophy