2019–20 Awarded Visiting Fellowships

Albi Rosenthal Visiting Fellows in Music

Elizabeth Ford, Independent Scholar
Topic: The Temple of Apollo

Robert Rawson, Professor of Musicology and Historically-Informed Performance, Canterbury Christ Church University
Topic: ‘The Ingenious Mr Finger’: a Moravian composer in Restoration London

Adam Whittaker, Lecturer in Music, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Topic: Centres of musical exemplarity in musical manuscripts at the Bodleian

Bahari Fellows in the Persian Arts of the Book

Arezou Azad, Lecturer in Medieval History, University of Birmingham
Topic: Edition and Study of the Text, Tarikh-i Barmaki

Gulfishan Khan, Associate Professor Department of History, Aligarh Muslim University
Topic: Reading, Editing and Interpreting Wāris’s Pādshāhnāma and Illustrations of the Mughal Album Bodleian MS. Douce Or.a.1

Shiva Mihan, Schroeder Curatorial Fellow of Islamic Art, Harvard Art Museums
Topic: Life and Works of Aẓhar Tabrizi: the Bodleian Kulliyat of Imad Faqih Kirmani  

Paolo Sartori, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Iranian Studies at the Austrian Academy of Sciences
Topic: The Vernacularization of Central Asia (18th–20th Centuries)

Karin Scheper, Conservation Specialist, University Leiden
Topic: Comparative Study of Manuscript Structures and Binding Materials of the Persian and Golius Collection

Kevin Schwartz, Research Fellow, Oriental Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences Topic: The Materiality and Paratextual Elements of the Persian Tadhkira of Poets

Byrne Bussey Marconi Fellows

Anna Guagnini, Independent Scholar
Topic: The composition and attitudes towards risk-taking of the shareholders of the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company in the early experimental phase, 1897–1901

Georgina Montgomery, Associate Professor, Michigan State University
Topic: The Long History of Wytham Woods: The Practical and Policy Implications of Long-Term Ecological Projects

Carr-Thomas-Ovenden Visiting Fellow in English Literature

Mary Chadwick, Research Fellow, University of Huddersfield
Topic: “A sin to make verses” The writings of Elizabeth Harcourt (1746-1826)

David Walker Memorial Fellows in Early Modern History

Matteo Binasco., Adjunct Professor, Università per gli Stranieri di Siena
Topic: In the “Hub” of the Empire — The Irish Communities in the Caribbean between the long eighteenth century and the early decades of the nineteenth century

Gašper Jakovac, Independent scholar
Topic: Entertainment and Performance in the English Catholic Community, c. 1560–1660

Simone Maghenzani, Lecturer and Director of Studies in History, Girton College, University of Cambridge
Topic: Converting Venice: English Networks and the Interdict Crisis

Joan Redmond, Lecturer in Early Modern British History, King’s College London
Topic: Irish Religious Violence and the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, 1641-1660

Gary Rivett, Lecturer in Early Modern History, York St John University
Topic: Parliamentarian governance and information regimes in the English Revolution: The Case of the Committee for Plundered Ministers

Humfrey Wanley Fellow

Megan Heffernan, Assistant Professor, Department of English, DePaul University
Topic: Resilient Books: Archival Science in an Age of Precarity

Sassoon Fellows

Faith Acker, Independent scholar
Topic: Servants and Tradesmen in English Renaissance Poetry and Culture (1600-1660)

Shilpa Bhat, Assistant Professor, Ahmedabad University
Topic: South Asian Diaspora in British East Africa and their Representations in the Oeuvre of M. G. Vassanji

Jane Carroll, Ussher Assistant Professor in Children’s Literature, Trinity College
Topic: Children’s Literature and Material Culture

Margaret Gaida, Visiting Lecturer, Expository Writing Program, University of Oklahoma
Topic: Reading Arabic Astrology in Premodern Europe

Giuseppe Guazzelli, Teacher of Italian, Centro Provinciale per l’Educazione degli Adulti  Palermo
Topic: Martyrologies at the Bodleian: A liturgical book from manuscript to print

N. Ipek Huner-Cora, Lecturer, Bogazici University, Istanbul
Topic: Trickster Tales for the Sultan: Tracing Early Modern Ottoman Prose Fiction

Jessica Malay, Professor of English Renaissance Literature, University of Huddersfield
Topic: The historiographical collaboration of Roger Dodsworth and Anne Clifford

Jenna Marshall, Senior Researcher, University of Kassel
Topic: Creolising Fabians at the end of empire: contested visions of postwar development policies in the Caribbean and South East Asia  

Eunan O'Halpin, Professor of Contemporary Irish History, Trinity College Dublin
Topic: Afghanistan and the Second World War Belligerents, 1930–1947

Daniel Patterson, research assistant, ‘Hit songs and their significance in seventeenth-century England’ (AHRC)
Topic: The Diary of George Lloyd, 1642–1718

Shef Rogers, Associate Professor, University of Otago
Topic: The Early Career of Alexander Pope

Tim Somers, Queen’s University Belfast
Topic: The Collections of Francis Douce (1757–1834)

Matthew Ward, Research Fellow, University of Nottingham
Topic: Looking for Loyalty in Late-Medieval Heraldic Treatises

Bodleian Printer-in-Residence 2019

David Armes, Red Plate Press, West Yorkshire

BSECS-Bodleian Fellow 2019

Estelle Murphy, Lecturer in Music, Maynooth University
Topic: William Boyce and the Development of the Musical Court Ode, 1755–1779

Dunscombe Colt Research Fellowship 2019

Elizabeth Deans Romariz, PhD Candidate and Independent Lecturer in Art History, University of York
Topic: Early Modern Architectural Album-making in Britain

RSA-Bodleian Fellowship 2019

Patrick McGhee, PhD Candidate, History Faculty, University of Cambridge
Topic: The Problem of Unbelief in the Protestant Atlantic World, c.1558–c.1700