4 Feb Ballot Results

We've elected 8 new Fellows:   

  • Marc Christoph Fecker, BA, MA. Dealer in paintings, drawings & furniture (has a wide-ranging knowledge of art, architecture and design, especially 18th-19th-century painting and furniture; has curated several fine art exhibitions and published in The Burlington Magazine).
  • Stephanie Wynne-Jones, BA, MPhil, PhD. Lecturer, Dept of Archaeology, University of York (specialist on the Swahili coast of E Africa and on its trading societies from the 7th century AD; has published in numerous journals; formerly Assistant Director, British Institute in Eastern Africa).
  • Robin Coningham, BA, PhD. UNESCO Professor of Archaeological Ethics and Practice in Cultural Heritage, Durham University (has made a major contribution to medieval archaeology and run major projects in Iran, Pakistan and Nepal, on which he has published).
  • Michael Brett Hockney, MBE, BA. Management consultant (has been closely involved with fine and applied art professionally and as a private collector, especially of 17-19th-century furniture and Worcester porcelain; responsible for the Athenaeum Club’s collections; organist and choir master).
  • Aleida Tessa ten Harkel, BA, MA, MA, PhD. Postdoctoral researcher, Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford (specialises in early medieval archaeology of England and the Low Countries, particularly landscapes; has published many journal articles and lectured widely).
  • Emma Slocombe, BA, MA. Project Curator, National Trust’s Knole Conservation Project (is researching the history of Knole’s pictures and furniture and the life of Edward Sackville-West; has published on paintings and textiles).
  • Helen Mary Lloyd. Preventative Conservation Adviser, National Trust (has an international reputation in preventive conservation for historic houses and been innovative in developing policy and technical guidance, on which she has published extensively).
  • Ulrich Schädler, Dr.phil. Reader in Classical Archaeology, University of Fribourg (Director of the Musée Suisse du Jeu and international expert on ancient board games on which he has published widely).