27 Oct Ballot Results

We've elected 10 new Fellows:   

  • David Nicolle, PhD. Retired lecturer and writer in art history (has published numerous articles and books on a range of subjects; his current research is on finds of early Mamluk and Ottoman military equipment in Syria).
  • Alexander (Sandy) Murray Kidd, BSc, MA. County Archaeologist, Buckinghamshire County Council (has successfully developed the county’s archaeological service and specialises in the use of characterisation in responding to planning proposals).
  • Peter Biehl, PhD. Professor of Anthropology, University at Buffalo, NY (has written and edited numerous books and articles on cultural heritage and Neolithic European archaeology; is currently excavating at Çatalhöyük).
  • Jayne Lydon, BA, MA, PhD. Professor of Australian History, University of W Australia (outstanding scholar of archaeology, Australian studies, urban and rural history, especially by exploring colonial visual cultures; prolific author).
  • Jonathan (Jon) Cannon, BA. Writer and historian (specialist in medieval English church architecture, with a particular focus on SW England; has written and lectured extensively on archaeology and architecture worldwide).
  • Cecily Hennessy, BA, MA, PhD. Senior Lecturer, Christie’s Education (has published extensively on Byzantine paintings and manuscripts and the topography of Constantinople and Jerusalem).
  • Matthew Winterbottom, BA, DipMusStud. Curator, Dept of Western Art, Ashmolean Museum (has contributed widely to catalogues, exhibitions and permanent displays of silver, furniture and court culture).
  • John Wells, BA, MA. Archivist & Manuscript Librarian, Cambridge University Library (responsible for the library’s collections of 19th and 20th century literary and historical archives and manuscripts; has published widely).
  • Ben Outhwaite, BA, MPhil, PhD. Head of the Genizah Research Unit, Cambridge University Library (has a deep scholarly knowledge of the Cairo Genizah collection of Hebrew documents and manuscripts and has steered projects to research, catalogue and digitise the collection).
  • Todd Longstaffe-Gowan, BSc, PhD. Gardener and historian (has advised on many public and private historic landscapes, including for the National Trust and English Heritage; Gardens Adviser to Historic Royal Palaces; lectures and writes widely on landscape history and design).