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Professor Stuart Clark FBA

About this Fellow


Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of History, Swansea University

Past Appointments

  • Member of the School for Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1988 - 1989
  • Member of the Department of History, University of Wales, Swansea, 1967 - 2008
  • Visiting Professor, History Department, Princeton, 2008 - 2009
  • Emeritus Professor of History, Swansea University, Swansea University, 1998


French historians and early modern popular culture Past and Present 1983


Thinking with demons: the idea of witchcraft in early modern Europe 1997


Languages of witchcraft: narrative, ideology and meaning in early modern culture 2001


Vanities of the Eye: vision in early modern european culture 2007


Other Early Modern History to 1850 Fellows

Professor Gerald Toomer

The Republic of Letters in Europe in the 17th century, with especial reference to the history of scholarship

Professor Ronald Hutton

British history between 1500 and 1700; the history of paganism, shamanism, magic and witchcraft, and of attitudes to those phenomena

Professor Lynn Hunt

French Revolution of 1789; historical methods and epistemology; cultural history; human rights