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The Humanitas Visiting Professorship in Historiography has been made possible by the generous support of the Blavatnik Family Foundation.

The Professorship is hosted by Dr James McDougall in association with Trinity College.

The Humanitas Visiting Professor in Historiography for 2015-2016 is Simon Schama.

Previous Humanitas Visiting Professors in Historiography include:

Barbara Rosenwein: 2014-2015

Professor Lynn Hunt: 2013-2014

Professor Sir Christopher Bayly: 2012-2013

Professor Saul Friedländer: 2011-2012


The Past and its Publics

Simon Schama, Margaret MacMillan and Craig Clunas tackle the thorny question of how the past should interact with the public, or publics, who consume it

Albert Hourani Revisited

Professor Sir Christopher Bayly, Humanitas Visiting Professor in Historiography, on Arabic and Indian thought in the liberal age.