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Professor Julia Crick


Current Position: Professor of Palaeography and Manuscript Studies, King's College London

I read Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic and History at the University of Cambridge. After graduating, I undertook doctoral research on the medieval reception of the History of Geoffrey of Monmouth. I held the posts of Unofficial Fellow (JRF), then Tutor and Fellow, at Gonville and Caius College before resigning to take up a permanent position in Exeter in 1992. Having been appointed as Lecturer in the former Department of History and Archaeology, I became a Senior Lecturer in 2001 and Associate Professor in 2007. In Michaelmas 2000 I was affiliated for a term to the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic, Cambridge, as a Research Associate.

I served on the editorial board of the Blackwells journal Early Medieval Europe from 1999-2007. I was elected to sit on the Advisory Board of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists from 2008-11, and am currently serving as Acting Second Vice-President. I have been a member of the Royal Historical Society-British Academy Joint Committee on Anglo-Saxon Charters since 2002. I was awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship for the period 2008-10, during the tenure of which I delivered the fifth G.O. Sayles Lecture on Mediaeval History at the University of Aberdeen. In May 2011 I attended the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo MI as Richard Rawlinson Congress Speaker