2018–19 Awarded Visiting Fellowships

Albi Rosenthal Fellow in Music

Ross Griffey, Teaching Fellow and PhD candidate, The Julliard School
Topic: New Song Cycle about Arctic Exploration [title TBD]

Bahari Fellows in the Persian Arts of the Book

Peyvand Firouzeh, Max-Planck Post-Doctoral Researcher 2016-2018, Kunsthistorisches Institute, Florence
Topic: Reception of the Shahnama under the Timurids in Shiraz

Cailah Jackson, Independent Scholar
Topic: The Late Fourteenth-Century Persian Arts of the Book in the Bodleian Library

Ilse Sturkenboom, Lecturer in Iranian Islamic Art History, University of St Andrews
Topic: Sadi’s Kulliyat, MS. Pers. E.26 and its “Chinese” Painted Paper

Byrne Bussey Marconi Fellows in the History of Science & Communication

Meghan Doherty, Assistant Professor, Director and Curator, Berea College, Kentucky
Topic: The Philosophical Transactions and the Development of the Scientific Image as Lingua Franca

Medha Saxena, Assistant Professor, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi
Topic: Wireless in Colonial South Asia

Carr-Thomas-Ovenden Fellow in English Literature

Mathelinda Nabugodi, Research Excellence Academy Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Newcastle University
Topic: Percy Shelley’s Translation Practice

David Walker Memorial Fellows in Early Modern History

Sarah Bendall, PhD candidate, Department of History, University of Sydney
Topic: Making and Buying Deformed Fashions: The Tailoring, Body-making and Farthingale-making Trades in 17th-century England

Mary-Ann Constantine, Reader, Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, University of Wales and the National Library of Wales
Topic: Antiquaries on Tour: Exploring the Pennant-Gough Correspondence

José Eloy Muñoz, Professor, Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Topic: The 17th-century “Court of Brussels” as Viewed in the Clarendon State Papers

Marystella Guerra,  PhD Candidate and Tutor in Medical Terminology, Institut für Geschichte, Theorie und Ethik der Medizin, Aachen University
Topic: Gefallene Madchen and Poor Married Women: Midwifery Training in Transition in Berlin, Jena, London, and Oxford

Susan Hemmens, Deputy Keeper, Marsh’s Library, Dublin
Topic: Correspondence of Natural Philosophers

Bríd McGrath, Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Histories and Humanities, Trinity College Dublin. The Operations of the Irish House of Commons, 1613–1648

Humfrey Wanley Fellows

Michael Kuczynski, Professor and Chair of English Department, Tulane University
Topic: The Works of William Norton, OFM (fl.1403), the Oxford Translation Debate, and the Wycliffite Bible

Dominic Janes, Professor of Modern History, Keele University
Topic: Images and Realities of Georgian Macaronis and Dandies

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Foundation-Bodleian Visiting Fellows

Julia Mattison, PhD Candidate, Department of English, University of Toronto
Topic: The Circulation of French Manuscripts in England in the Long Fifteenth Century

David Chan Smith, Associate Professor, Department of History, Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario
Topic: Defending Companies: Legitimacy and Social Responsibility in England's First Corporate Economy, 1625–1784

Sassoon Visiting Fellows

Anna Bocking-Welch, Lecturer in British and Imperial History, University of Liverpool
Topic: Civic Society and International Engagement: The British Public and Humanitarian Activity in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century

Lorenzo Calvelli, Senior Lecturer, Department of Humanistic Studies, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia
Topic: Lost and Found: A Venetian Transcription of a Hellenistic Interstate Treaty from Crete

Avery Gosfield, Artistic Director, Ensemble Lucidarium, Italy
Topic: A Shadow Repertoire: A Comparative Study of Early Modern Jewish Poetry and Commonly Sung Forms

Barbara Gribling, Lecturer, St Mark’s College, Vancouver and Honorary Fellow in Modern British History, Durham University
Topic: Historically Themed Toys and Games

Monika Opaliñska, Associate Professor, Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw
Topic: Middle English Metrical Translations and Paraphrases of the Pater Noster in Bodleian Library Manuscripts

Susan Powell, Emeritus Professor of Medieval Texts and Culture (retired), University of Salford and Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of English Studies, University of London
Topic: A Facsimile of the Tewkesbury Abbey Founders’ Book (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Top. Glouc. d. 2)

Eugenio Refini, Assistant Professor of Italian Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Topic: Rewriting the Classics: Merchants as Translators in Fifteenth-century Italy

Tehila Sasson, Assistant Professor of Britain and the World, Emory University
Topic: British Non-governmental Aid Programs and Humanitarianism

Richard Trachsler, Professor of Medieval French and Occitan Literature, University of Zürich
Topic: Manuscripts of the French Arthurian Prose Cycles

Enrica Zanin,  Senior Lecturer, Faculté des Lettres, University of Strasbourg
Topic: Beyond Pleasure and Profit: How was Boccaccio’s Decameron Read in Early Modernity?

Bodleian Printer-in-Residence 2018

Emily Martin, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Center for the Book, University of Iowa
Topic: Movable Devices in Books

BSECS-Bodleian Fellow 2018

Darren Wagner, Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institut für Geschichte der Medizin und Ethik in der Medizin der Charité and Freie Universität Berlin
Topic: Shocking and Edifying: Gender and Demonstrations of Anatomy, Electricity, and Generation in 18th-century Britain

Dunscombe Colt Research Fellow 2018

Julie Park, Research Associate, Huntington Library, USA and Master's student in Library and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
Topic: Extra-Illustrated Book Making and the Art of Writing in the Long Eighteenth Century

Renaissance Society of America (RSA)-Bodleian Research Fellows 2018

Evelyn Cohen, Independent Scholar
Topic: Joel ben Simeon's Manuscripts at the Bodleian Library

Duygu Yildirim, PhD Candidate, Stanford University
Topic: Familiar Difference: Science, Faith and Empathy between Constantinople and Europe, 1650–1750

Yale-NUS Bodleian Visiting Fellow 2018

Geoff Baker, Associate Professor of Humanities (Literature), Yale-NUS College, Singapore
Topic: Critique of Judgment: Belief in Evidence in the Nineteenth-Century Novel