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Edward Mortimer (1943-2021)

It is with great sorrow that the College reports the death of Edward Mortimer CMG on Friday 18 June, following a short illness.

After a career writing on international relations for the Times and Financial Times, Edward worked with Secretary-General Kofi Annan at the United Nations from 1998 to 2006.  Edward became a Distinguished Fellow at All Souls in 2013 having been a Prize Fellow from 1965 to 1972.

All Souls College and the Codrington legacy

All Souls College is undertaking further academic initiatives and forms of memorialisation to address the Codrington legacy.

Christopher Codrington, a former Fellow of All Souls, died in 1710, leaving a bequest of £10,000 to the College for building a new library and stocking it with books. Codrington’s wealth derived largely from the West Indies, where he and his forebears owned plantations worked by enslaved people of African descent.

Senior Research Fellowships

Applications may now be made for Senior Research Fellowships in Law and Political Science (excluding Political Theory), tenable from October 2022.  See Further Particulars and Online Application Form.

Closing date for applications: Friday, 17 September 2021, 12 noon (UK time). 

Visiting Fellowships 2022-23

Applications may now be made for Visiting Fellowships tenable for one or more terms during the academic year 2022-23.  See Further Particulars and Online Application Form.

Closing date: Friday, 20 August 2021, 4pm (UK time). 

Fellowships by Examination

Applications may now be made to sit the examinations to be held on 29-30 September 2021.  The Fellowships by Examination will be tenable from November 2021.  See Further Particulars and Online Application Form.

Closing date: Monday, 23 August 2021, 4pm (UK time).   

Examination Fellowships 2021: Open Evening for BAME Candidates

Friday, 28 May - 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

This event will be held on Zoom. To register, please contact the Events Manager.

Estates Bursarship Election

The College has elected David Renton to succeed Tom Seaman as Estates Bursar from the next academic year.

All Souls wins award from the Oxford Preservation Trust

The Oxford Preservation Trust has awarded an 'Outstanding contribution to Oxford' award to All Souls College for the 'Restoration of its public facing façade, including replacement of intricate stone chimneys'.

Examination Fellowships 2021: Open Evening for Women

Friday, 5 March - 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

This event will be held on Zoom. To register, please contact the Events Manager.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship Elections

The Warden and Fellows of the College have elected to Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships:

Alison John (Ghent; Classics)

Rustam Jamilov (London Business School; Economics)

Christopher Scambler (New York University; Philosophy)

Alexandros Hollender (Oxford; Theoretical Computer Science)

Takato Yoshimura (Tokyo Institute of Technology; Theoretical Physics)

Roger Hood (1936-2020)
November 2020

It is with great sorrow that the College reports the death of Professor Roger Hood CBE, QC (Hon), FBA, on Tuesday 17 November, following a short illness.

Professor Hood was Director of the University’s Centre for Criminology and a Fellow of the College from 1973 until retirement in 2003, when he became an Emeritus Fellow

All Souls College and the Codrington legacy
November 2020

Christopher Codrington, a former Fellow of All Souls, died in 1710, leaving a bequest of £10,000 to the College for building a new library and stocking it with books; this new library became generally known as the Codrington Library, although that name was never formally adopted by the Statutes of the College. Codrington’s wealth derived largely from his family’s activities in the West Indies, where they owned plantations worked by enslaved people of African descent.

FBA Elections
July 2020

Professor Colin Burrow and Professor Stathis Kalyvas, Fellows of All Souls College, have been elected Fellows of the British Academy.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships
June 2020

Applications may now be made for Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships in Classics (excluding ancient philosophy), Economics, Philosophy, Theoretical Computer Science and Theoretical Physics, tenable from October 2021. See Further Particulars and Online Application Form.

Closing date for applications: Friday 11 September 2020, 12 noon (UK time).

Visiting Fellowships 2021-22
June 2020

Applications may now be made for Visiting Fellowships tenable for one or more terms during the academic year 2021-22.  See Further Particulars and Online Application Form.

Closing date: Friday, 21 August 2020, 4pm (UK time).

Cancellation of 2020 Prize Fellowship Examination
May 2020

With regret the College has decided to cancel the 2020 Prize Fellowship Examination because of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Professor Santanu Das wins Book Awards
March 2020

For his book India, Empire and First World War CultureWritings, Images, and Songs (CUP, 2018) -- Professor Santanu Das, Fellow of All Souls, has been awarded the Hindu Non-Fiction Prize, and the Anand Kentish Coomaraswamy Book Prize of the Association of Asian Studies. 

Senior Research Fellowship Elections
March 2020

The College has elected to Senior Research Fellowships:

Miriam Meyerhoff (Linguistics, Victoria University of Wellington)
Vladimir Markovic FRS (Mathematics, Caltech)

Domestic Bursarship Election
March 2020

The College has elected Dr Rima Dapous to succeed Dr Sarah Beaver as Domestic Bursar in September 2020.

Examination Fellowships 2020: Open Evening for Women
February 2020

Friday, 6 March - 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

All Souls College Hall