Sir Keith Thomas FBA has been made a Companion of Honour in the New Year’s Honours list for services to the Study of History. Sir Keith was a Prize Fellow at All Souls in the 1950s and returned as a Distinguished Fellow (2001-15) having been President of Corpus Christi College. He is currently an Honorary Fellow of the College.
It is with great sorrow that the College reports the death of Professor Sir Michael Howard OM CH MC FBA on Saturday 30 November, the day after his 97th birthday, following a short illness.
Sir Michael was a Fellow of All Souls from 1968 to 1980, when he moved to the Regius Professorship of Modern History, and later became an Honorary Fellow. In the late 1970s he was Chichele Professor of the History of War.
The funeral will be private and a memorial service is expected in the New Year.
The Warden and Fellows have today elected Alexander Georgiou (Law, Brasenose) and Lucas Tse (History, Hertford) to Fellowships by Examination at the College.
It is with great sadness that the College reports the death of Myles Burnyeat CBE, FBA, Senior Research Fellow of the College from 1996 to 2006, and subsequently an Emeritus Fellow.
It is with great sadness that the College reports the death of Stephen Cretney QC, FBA, Senior Research Fellow of the College from 1993 to 2001, and subsequently an Emeritus Fellow.
Professor Andrew Burrows QC, Fellow of All Souls College, has been appointed as a Justice of the Supreme Court.
It is with great sadness that the College reports the death, following illness, of Professor John Gardner FBA, Prize Fellow 1986-1991, Senior Research Fellow from 2016, and formerly Professor of Jurisprudence at Oxford.
A Memorial Service will be held at All Souls on Saturday 30 November at 2.30pm.
Professor Dame Angela McLean, Fellow of All Souls College, has been appointed as Chief Scientific Adviser at the Ministry of Defence.
Applications may now be made to sit the examinations to be held on 25-26 September 2019. The Fellowships by Examination will be tenable from November 2019. See Further Particulars and
Friday, May 24 (Week 4) at 5pm
In the Hall, All Souls College
It is with great sadness that the College reports the death on 26 February of Tony Honoré, Regius Professor of Civil Law from 1971 to 1988.
A Memorial Service will be held at All Souls on Saturday 8 June at 2.30pm.
Professor Beata Javorcik, Fellow of All Souls College, has been appointed Chief Economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Friday, 1 March - 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
All Souls College Hall
The Neill Lecture 2019 will be delivered by Professor Catherine Barnard on Friday, February 22 in the Examination Schools at 5 pm. The title of the lecture is ‘A Red, White and Blue Brexit’. Professor Barnard, who is a Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge, has written many books and articles on EU law and EU employment law. She has been prominent in the media over the last couple of years explaining, for the benefit of lawyers and non-lawyers alike, various legal aspects of Brexit. In this respect, she is renowned for her clarity and balanced analysis. All are welcome.
The Warden and Fellows of the College have elected to Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships:
Rachel Bryan (Cambridge; English Literature)
Kyle Pratt (Illinois; Mathematics)
Karolina Watroba (Oxford; Modern Languages)
Anne Wolf (Oxford; Social and Political Sciences)
John Redwood, MP for Wokingham, has been knighted in the New Year’s Honours List for political and public service. Sir John was a Prize Fellow at All Souls from 1972-79 and is currently a Distinguished Fellow of the College.