MemberLik Hang Tsui

Lik Hang Tsui holds a bachelor’s degree in History from Peking University and a doctoral degree in Oriental Studies from the University of Oxford. Before joining City University of Hong Kong, he worked as a Departmental Lecturer at the University of Oxford and a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University with the China Biographical Database (CBDB). He has also held visiting appointments and fellowships at Academia Sinica, Peking University, and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science. He specializes in middle period Chinese history and culture, as well as the digital humanities. He is currently writing a book on Song dynasty epistolary culture and planning another one on digital humanities in China.

MemberLiesbeth Corens

I am a historian of mobility, travel, archives, commemoration, and the Catholic Reformation. My research uses the case of the dispersed English and Dutch Catholic minorities as a means to reconsider the geographical, thematic, and chronological confines of scholarship on the European Catholic Church in the early modern period. I have taught at the University of Cambridge, Queen Mary University of London, the University of Reading, Oxford Brookes, and the University of Oxford. I am also actively involved in organising conferences and seminars, primarily related to record keeping or about early modern Catholic history. I currently am the book reviews editor for British Catholic History, the preeminent journal for the history of Catholicism in Britain and Ireland published with Cambridge University Press.

MemberCarol Atack

…ce in Political Thought and Intellectual History, University of Cambridge, March 2021.

‘Ambiguities of despotic power in Xenophon’s Cyropaedia‘, Transgresser Pour Mieux Régner: Ombres et lumières du pouvoir dans l’Antiquité, Colloque Tantale, ENS Lyon, November 2020.

‘After Greek Homosexuality’, Kenneth Dover 2020 centenary conference, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford, September 2020 (postponed and now taking place in virtual form).

‘Meaning and Understanding in the history of Greek Political Thought’, 50th anniversary of Quentin Skinner’s ‘Meaning and Understanding’ conference, British Academy, London, July 2020 (postponed to 2021 due to Covid-19).

‘Xenophon on liberality and freedom: aristocratic values and t…
…Anachronism and Antiquity, Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford (2016-19).

Women’s Classical Committee, UK.

Oxford History of the Archaic Greek World, Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge….

From Nov 2020: Associate tutor, Director of studies in Classics, and Fellow, Newnham College, University of Cambridge. From Oct 2019: Associate tutor, Director of studies in Classics, and Bye-fellow, Newnham College, University of Cambridge. April-Dec 2020: Research Associate, Oxford History of the Archaic Greek World, Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge. Fellow (2019-20), Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington DC. Associate editor, Polis: the Journal for Ancient Greek Political Thought 2016-19: Post-doctoral research assistant, ‘Anachronism and Antiquity’ project, Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford, and non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellow, St Hugh’s College. Current research is focused on fourth-century BCE Greek political thought, especially temporality and change in Greek political thought and the dialogues of Plato. Teaching at Oxford included lectures and classes for Sexuality and Gender in Greece and Rome, an upper-level course for students in Classics and Ancient History at the University of Oxford. Syndic, Fitzwilliam Museum, 2021- Treasurer of the Women’s Classical Committee UK, 2015-2020.

MemberRebecca De Souza

…University Of Oxford…
…DPhil (PhD) – Medieval & Modern Languages (Spanish), the University of Oxford (2018-present)

MA – Hispanic Studies, the University of Nottingham (2016-2018)

BA – German & Spanish, the University of Oxford (2011-2015)…

Rebecca De Souza is a DPhil candidate in medieval and early modern Iberian literature at the University of Oxford. Her DPhil project consists of a diachronic investigation of the afterlives of the medieval Castilian epic Los siete infantes de Lara. It takes a postcolonial and intersectional approach to the literary construction of Christian and Muslim Iberian identities in the various rewritings of the legend from the thirteenth century to the present day.

MemberAnita Traninger

Anita Traninger is Professor of Romance Literatures and Vice Director of the Dahlem Humanities Center at Freie Universität Berlin. Her areas of research include the history of rhetoric and dialectics, transcultural entanglements of literature and discourses of knowledge from the late Middle Ages to the nineteenth century, theories of gender and institutions as well as media history. She has been a fellow in residence at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, a visiting scholar at Oriel College at the University of Oxford and a Global Humanities Senior Fellow at Harvard University.

MemberZachary Garber

…University Of Oxford…
…DPhil in English (current) – Merton College, University of Oxford

MA in English (2018) – The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

BA in English (Honors), Political Science, and Hebrew (2012) – University of Texas at Austin…

I am currently studying for my doctorate at the University of Oxford. My dissertation explores eighteenth- and nineteenth-century adaptations of the ‘chronicle’ and the genre’s relevance to contemporary debates over memory and history, primarily in Scotland, during the long eighteenth century. I am also interested in the narrative techniques used by historical novelists to present their texts as historical artifacts, and the relationship invoked between author, narrator, and reader to cope with competing visions of the recent, often violent, past.

MemberMegan Meredith-Lobay

Megan Meredith-Lobay is the digital humanities and social sciences analyst for ARC at UBC. In addition, Megan serves on the Compute Canada Humanities and Social Sciences National Team as well as the Software Carpentry National Team. She holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge in Archaeology where she used a variety of computing resources to investigate ritual landscapes in Late Iron Age/Early Medieval Scotland.  Megan worked at the University of Alberta where she supported research computing for the Faculty of Arts, and at the University of Oxford where she was the programme coordinator for Digital Social Research, an Economic and Social Research Council project to promote advanced ICT in Social Science research.

MemberJeremiah Coogan

…“Expanding the Gospel according to Matthew: Continuity and Change in Early Gospel Literature” (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship, University of Oxford, 2020–2022)….
…University of Notre Dame: PhD in Theology (Christianity & Judaism in Antiquity)
University of Oxford: MPhil in Judaism & Christianity in the Graeco-Roman World
Wheaton College: BA in Biblical Studies, German, & Classics…

Jeremiah Coogan is a scholar of the New Testament and early Christianity whose research focuses on Gospel reading, material texts, and late antiquity. His first monograph, currently under contract with Oxford University Press, analyzes Eusebius of Caesarea’s fourth-century reconfiguration of the Gospels as a window into broader questions of technology and textuality in the ancient Mediterranean. His current project, “Expanding the Gospel according to Matthew: Continuity and Change in Early Gospel Literature,” at the University of Oxford is funded by a two-year Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship from the European Research Council. He is also a 2019–2021 Junior Fellow in the Andrew W. Mellon Society of Fellows in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School (University of Virginia).