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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 James Hankins

Intellectual history of the Italian Renaissance, specialising in political thought and the reception of ancient philosophy; history of humanism and the Latin literature of the Renaissance