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Professor Simon Green

MA, DPhil, FRHistS, FSA
Extraordinary Research Fellow since 1997
I research and write on the history of All Souls College since c. 1660.
Professor Simon Green
  • Background

    • Professor of Modern History, University of Leeds (from 2011)
    • Birkbeck Lecturer in Ecclesiastical History, University of Cambridge (from 2013 to 2014)
    • Reader in Modern British History, University of Leeds (from 2004 to 2011)
    • Extraordinary Research Fellow, All Souls College (from 1997)
    • Visiting Professor of History and the Social Sciences, the University of Chicago (from 1991 to 1992)
    • Fifty-Pound Fellow, All Souls College (from 1990 to 1997)
    • Prize Fellow, All Souls College (from 1982 to 1989)
    • Research Student, Nuffield College, Oxford (from 1981 to 1982)
    • Scholar in Modern History, Balliol College, Oxford (from 1978 to 1981)
  • Research interests

    • Religion and the secularisation question in Britain since c. 1850
    • The history of All Souls College, Oxford, since 1660
    • Modern political thought
  • Selected publications

    • (ed. with Peregrine Horden), All Souls and the Wider World: Statesmen, Scholars and Adventurers, c. 1850-1950 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011).
    • The Passing of Protestant England: Secularisation and Social Change, c. 1920-1960 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010; paperback and e-book editions, 2012).
    • (ed. with Robert Crowcroft and Richard Whiting), The Philosophy, Politics and Religion of British Democracy: Maurice Cowling and Conservatism (London: I.B. Tauris, 2010).
    • (ed.) All Souls under the Ancien Regime: Politics, Learning and the Arts, c. 1600-1850 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007).
    • (ed. with Richard Whiting) The Boundaries of the State in Modern Britain (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996; paperback edition, 2002).
    • Religion in the Age of Decline: Organisation and Experience in Industrial Yorkshire, c. 1870-1920 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996; paperback edition, 2002).
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