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Current post

  • Emeritus Professor, University of Swansea

Past Appointments

  • Senior Fellow, The Warburg Institute, University of London, 1970 - 1971
  • Professor in the History of Ideas, University of Wales, Swansea, 1981 - 1986
  • Emeritus Professor, University of Swansea, University of Wales, Swansea, 1961 - 1986


Spectacle, Pageantry and Early Tudor Policy (1969, 1997)

The Martial Arts of Renaissance Europe (2000)

Machiavelli- the First Century: Studies in enthusiasm, hostility and irrelevance (2005)

Other Early Modern Languages and Literatures to 1830 Fellows

Professor John Barrell

English Language and Literature History of a specific country Britain in the 18th & 19th C. History of Art Theory of Painting Cultural Geography

Professor Nick Boyle

German literature and philosophy from 1700 to the present, particularly with reference to Goethe. Theological aspects of contemporary politics

Professor Brian Richardson

Italian language and literature; manuscript studies; historical studies of language and literature; medieval history; historical linguistics; southern Europe, Italy.