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Christian Thomas Leitmeir

Associate Professor in Music
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Dr Christian Leitmeir is Associate Professor in Music and Tutorial Fellow of Magdalen College, University of Oxford.

Christian Leitmeir read Musicology, Comparative Literature, Philosophy and Theology at the University of Munich, then completed his MMus degree in Musicology at King’s College London (1999) and Dr. phil. at the Karl-Eberhards-Universität Tübingen (2003). He subsequently held a Long-Term Frances A. Yates Research Fellowship at the Warburg Institute (London, 2003–2006) and taught at Bangor University (2007-2015), before joining the University of Oxford.

Within the field of medieval studies, his research focusses on medieval music theory, music palaeography, the intersection between music and theology/spirituality and Dominican studies.

He is co-editor of Plainsong & Medieval Music, published by Cambridge University Press, and reviews editor of Archa Verbi: Yearbook for the Study of Medieval Theology.

Dr Christian Leitmeir is a member of the Oxford Medieval Studies Steering Committee.