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Making HistoryEdward Augustus Freeman and Victorian Cultural Politics$

G.A. Bremner and Jonathan Conlin

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780197265871

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197265871.001.0001

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(p.ix) Notes on Contributors

(p.ix) Notes on Contributors

Making History
British Academy

  • William M. Aird lectures in medieval history at the University of Edinburgh and is Programme Director for the postgraduate M.Sc. in medieval history there. His main research interests concern the 11th and 12th centuries and focus on the Norman ‘diaspora’ throughout medieval Europe. His publications include Robert Curthose, Duke of Normandy c.1050–1134 (2008), St Cuthbert and the Normans: The Church of Durham, 1071–1153 (1998), and ‘Saint Anselm of Canterbury and Charismatic Authority’, in Religions, 5, 1 (2014), 90–108.

  • Duncan Bell is a senior lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of Christ’s College. He works on the history of British and American political thought, with a particular focus on ideologies of empire and international relations, as well as some issues in contemporary political theory. He is the author of The Idea of Greater Britain: Empire and the Future of World Order, 1860–1900 (2007).

  • G. A. Bremner is Senior Lecturer in architectural history at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests include 19th-century cultural history, architectural theory, Victorian architecture, and British imperial and colonial architecture and urbanism. He is the author of Imperial Gothic: Religious Architecture and High Anglican Culture in the British Empire, c.1840–70 (2013), and is currently editing a volume on architecture and urbanism for the Oxford History of the British Empire companion series (2016).

  • Jonathan Conlin teaches modern British history at the University of Southampton. His interest in Freeman emerged from research into William Gladstone’s understanding of evolutionary ‘development’, as well as a Leverhulme Trust-funded project on the historian and Christian Socialist Charles Kingsley. He is the author of two articles on Freeman, one co-authored with G. A. Bremner, with whom he convened the 2012 conference ‘Edward Augustus Freeman: The Life and Times of a Victorian Intellectual’. His books include Civilisation (2009) and Evolution and the Victorians (2013).

  • Christine Dade-Robertson recently retired as an honorary research fellow in the history department at Lancaster University. Her Ph.D. from Lancaster explored Freeman’s architectural writings and was entitled ‘Architecture as (p.x) Past History and Present Politics’. She has subsequently published on Freeman’s architectural work and on his contribution to the development of the University architectural societies. Other publications include Furness Abbey: Romance, Scholarship and Culture (2000).

  • Judith A. Green was at the time of her retirement Professor of Medieval History at the University of Edinburgh. She is the author of Henry I: King of England, Duke of Normandy (2006) and The Aristocracy of Norman England (1997), and is the editor of Pipe Roll 31 Henry I for the Pipe Roll Society, new series 95 (2012).

  • Ian Hesketh is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Centre for the History of European Discourses at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. His books include The Science of History in Victorian Britain (2011) and Of Apes and Ancestors: Evolution, Christianity and the Oxford Debate (2009). His research articles have appeared recently in History and Theory, History of the Present, Victorian Review, Notes and Queries, and the Journal of the Canadian Historical Association.

  • H. S. Jones is Professor of Intellectual History at the University of Manchester. His publications include The French State in Question (1993), Victorian Political Thought (2000), and Intellect and Character in Victorian England: Mark Pattison and the Invention of the Don (2007).

  • William Kelley is a doctoral student at St John’s College, Oxford. His thesis is on ‘Intellectuals and the Eastern Question’.

  • James Kirby is a junior research fellow in history at Trinity College, Cambridge. In 2014 he completed his AHRC-funded doctoral thesis at Balliol College, Oxford, on Victorian and Edwardian Anglican historical scholarship.

  • Theodore Koditschek is Professor of History at the University of Missouri, in Columbia, Missouri. He is the author of two award-winning books. The most recent, Liberalism, Imperialism and the Historical Imagination: Nineteenth-century Visions of a Greater Britain (2011) won the 2012 Peter Stansky Prize of the North American Conference on British Studies for the best book by a North American author in British studies. He is currently working on a book that will focus on race and imperial Britain c.1840–1914.

  • Michael Ledger-Lomas lectures in the history of Christianity in Britain at King’s College, London. His interests include the history of 19th-century theology and biblical criticism with particular reference to the reception of St (p.xi) Paul, the cultural and intellectual life of 19th-century Nonconformists, and relations between Britain and Europe. He is the editor (with David Gange) of Cities of God: The Bible and Archaeology in Nineteenth-century Britain (2013) and (with Scott Mandelbrote) of Dissent and the Bible in Britain, 1650–1950 (2013).

  • Chris Miele trained as an architectural historian at Columbia and New York universities, receiving a doctorate in 1991. He then moved to the UK, where he worked first for the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission. After retraining as a chartered town planner, he is now a senior partner at Montagu Evans LLP. Alongside this professional work, he continues to research and write, and in recognition of his scholarly achievements is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and the Royal Historical Society. He has published extensively on varied architectural topics, from gasholders and Georgian villas, to the Arts and Crafts Movement and the history of architectural conservation. He is currently working on a biography of the Victorian architect George Gilbert Scott and is planning an article on Scott’s extensive correspondence with Freeman.

  • Colm Ó Siochrú recently completed an AHRC-funded doctoral thesis at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, on Roman Catholic social and political thought in England, c.1848–1914.

  • Herman Paul is Senior Lecturer in historiography and historical theory at Leiden University, the Netherlands, where he directs a research project on ‘The Scholarly Self: Character, Habit, and Virtue in the Humanities, 1860–1930’. He is the author of Hayden White: The Historical Imagination (2011) and Key Issues in Historical Theory (forthcoming) as well as co-editor of Historical Distance: Reflections on a Metaphor (theme issue History and Theory, 2011), Historians in the Archive: Changing Historiographical Practices in the Nineteenth Century (theme issue History of the Human Sciences, 2013), and In Dialogue With the Past: Reflections on a Metaphor (theme issue Journal of the Philosophy of History, 2014). (p.xii)