2017-18 Visiting Fellows

Bahari Visiting Fellows in the Persian Arts of the Book

SIMA ORSINI [Jan 2018--Jul 2018] Independent Researcher, Paris. The Creation of the Embryo: The Theory of Human Generation in a Selection of Persian and Arabic Medieval Manuscripts

ALI MIR ANSARI [Apr 2018-–Sep 2018] Head of Persian Literature Department, The Centre for the Great Islamic Encyclopaedia, Tehran. Critical Edition and Study of the Text Shegarf-Name-ye Velayat

ALI BOOZARI [Jul 2018] Assistant Professor, The Art University of Tehran. Study of Tarjuma i Henriya (no. 2531 Ms. Whinfield 4)  

ABBAS AMANAT [Apr 2018--Jul 2018] Professor of History and International Studies / Director, Yale Program in Iranian Studies, Yale University. Tipu Sultan’s Persian Collection and Persianate Connection and Ouseley Brothers in Qajar Iran and Transfer of Knowledge in Georgian Britain

Sassoon Visiting Fellows

ANGELA ANDREANI [Aug 2017] Research Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library (then Visiting Research Fellow, University of Sussex). The Early Career and Education of Dr Meredith Hanmer, 1545-1604

JORDAN BEAR [May 2018--Jun 2018] Associate Professor, History of Art, University of Toronto. The Proximate Past: History Painting, Evidence, and the Visual Cultures of Display, 1789-1830

VLADIMIR BRLJAK [Oct 2017] Thole Research Fellow in English, Trinity Hall, Cambridge. Tradition and Innovation in English Literary Criticism, 1600-1660

GIOVANNI CASCIO [Jan 2018–-Feb 2018] Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation), Department of Romance Philology, Freie Universität Berlin. Manuscripts of the Bucolicum Carmen and Itinerarium by Francesco Petrarca in the Bodleian Library 

JOHN CUNNINGHAM [Jul 2018] Senior Lecturer in Musicology, University of Bangor. Contextualising the ‘English’ Trio Sonata: The Bodleian Library Collection

DÁNIEL KISS [Oct 2017-–Nov 2017] Beatriu de Pinós Research Fellow, Universitat de Barcelona. The Manuscript Tradition of Catullus

TARA LYONS [May 2018--Jun 2018] Assistant Professor of English Studies, Illinois State University. The First English Playbooks in the Bodleian: New Manuscript Evidence in Library Records Lecturer

ANNA PEGORETTI [Jun 2018–-Jul 2018] Research Fellow, University Ca’ Foscari Venice. Dante in Oxford: The MS Canonici Ital. 108 of the Bodleian Library

CHARLOTTE RILEY [Feb 2018] Lecturer in Twentieth Century British History, University of Southampton. An Ethical Foreign Policy? The Labour Party and Overseas Aid, 1920s-1970s

JAVIER RUANO-GARCIA [Jul 2018] Associate Professor of English Language and Linguistics, Universidad de Salamanca. Historical Regional Lexicography and the English Dialect Dictionary

KELLY SPRING [Jun 2018--Jul 2018] Independent Researcher. Feeding Europe under British Rationing: Relief Efforts on the Continent after the Second World War

MARI-LIISA VARILA [May 2018] Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of English, University of Turku. Transmission of English Text from Print to Manuscript, 1473–1600

Byrne-Bussey Marconi Fellows 

LAURA MORETTI [May 2018--Jun 2018] Senior Lecturer in Art History, School of Art History, University of St Andrews. Thinking 3D: From Leonardo to the Present

JACOB WARD [Dec 2017–-Mar 2018] Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London. Post-War Microwave Developments at Marconi

Humfrey Wanley Fellow

LAURENT HAUMESSER [Oct 2017] Curator, Département des Antiquités Grecques, Étrusques et Romaines, Musée du Louvre. Wilkinson’s Etruria

David Walker Memorial Fellows in Early Modern History

ROBIN EAGLES [Aug 2017–-Sep 2017] Senior Research Fellow, History of Parliament Trust. Court, Parliament and the Dissemination of News in the Early Hanoverian Period: The Wigtown Newsletters, 1715-1725

SARA MIGLIETTI [Jan 2018–-Feb 2018] Assistant Professor, Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures, Johns Hopkins University. Astrology and Climate Theory in Seventeenth-Century England: New Insights from the Ashmole, Digby, and Rawlinson Collections

ROBIN MILLS [Apr 2018–-Jun 2018] Teaching Fellow, Departments of European Social and Political Studies and History, University College London. Religious Compendia and Comprehending Religious Diversity in Enlightenment England

Carr-Thomas-Ovenden Fellow in English Literature

CLAIRE JARVIS [Sep 2017-–Dec 2017] Assistant Professor, Department of English, Stanford University. Little Britain: Women, Genre, and Form

Albi Rosenthal Visiting Fellows in Music

ROSALBA AGRESTA [Sep 2017] Research Assistant, Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Private Music-Making in Nineteenth-Century London: The Salon of the Horsley Family

ANTONELLA D'OVIDIO [Jun 2018--Jul 2018] Lecturer in Musicology, University of Florence. Manuscript Sources of Roman Triosonata in the Bodleian Library: The Works of Lelio Colista (1629-1680) and its Transmission and Assimilation in England

Renaissance Society of America (RSA) Visiting Fellows 2017

SUSAN GAYLARD [Jun 2017-–Jul 2017] RSA-Kress Bodleian Fellow, Associate Professor of Italian Studies and Adjunct Associate Professor of Art History, University of Washington, Seattle. Beautiful Monsters: Erasing Women from Renaissance Histories

SARAH MAYO [May 2017–-Jun 2017] RSA-Bodleian Library Fellow, PhD Candidate, Department of English, University of Georgia. Medical Practice, Medical Performance: Mountebanks in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century England

BSECS-Bodleian Fellowship 2017

SARAH BURDETT [Sep 2017--Oct 2017] Independent Researcher. Martial Women in the British Theatre, 1789-1815

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