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The College is a highly integrated academic society with a President, Fellows, graduate students and other members. About 300 members are currently in Cambridge creating a professionally and culturally diverse environment. To find out more about any of our members, please click on their names below. Clare Hall is committed to protecting your privacy, please refer to www.clarehall.cam.ac.uk/data-protection-information.

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Edward Coales

Fellow Commoner

Subject: Agriculture

Contact details: edwardcoales@live.co.uk

Susan Coales

Fellow Commoner

Institution: University of Exeter

Dr Carolyn Cobbold

Research Fellow

Subject: Food science

Contact details: cac85@cam.ac.uk

Professor Stefan Collini

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: Intellectual history and English literature

Department/institution: Faculty of English

Professor David Cope

Foundation Fellow

Department/institution: 

Former director - Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology

Contact details: 

Dr Nicole Cuunjieng Aboitiz

Research Fellow

Subject: Intellectual and transnational history of Southeast Asia

Department/institution: Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University

Professor Norman Davies

Honorary Fellow

CMG, FBA, FLSW, FRSL, FRHistS, Honorary Fellow at Clare Hall, St Antony’s College Oxford and Professor Emeritus of UCL-SSEES

Subject: History

Simone de Rijk

GSB President 2019 - 2020

Role: Head of the GSB committee and represents Clare Hall students both internally and outside of the College.

Professor Marco Di Tommaso

Visiting Fellow

Subject: Economic Studies

Department/Institution: University of Ferrera, Italy

Contact: dtmmrc@unife.it

Dr Abigail Dolan

Fellow Commoner

Subject: Concert flutist and musicologist, specialising in performance practice and historical recordings.

Artistic Director of the Intimate Engagements concert series

 

Professor E Peter M Dronke

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: Medieval literature

Research interests:

Adrian Du Plessis

Fellow Commoner

Subject: Publishing

Subject: Quantum field theory, nuclear physics, high energy physics, energy studies, College history.

 

Dr Karen Ersche

Official Fellow

Subject: 

The neurobiological substrates of human drug dependence

Department/institution: 

Department of Psychiatry

Andre Eslich

GSB Secretary

Role: Prepares the agenda and takes minutes for each GSB meeting and creates weekly GSB bulletins.

Dr Michael Evans

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: Second-language education

Department/institution: Faculty of Education

Professor Ian Farnan

Professorial Fellow, Tutor

Subject:

Earth and Nuclear Materials in the Department of Earth Sciences

Department/institution: 

Department of Earth Sciences

Dr Yi Feng

Official Fellow, Tutor

Subject:

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education

Department/institution: 

Faculty of Education

Subject:

Applied Mathematics, integrable systems, the mathematics of medical imaging.

Department/institution: 

Moira Gardiner

Emeritus Fellow

 

 

Fellows in the news

The Impact of Jesus in First-Century Palestine by Dr Rosie Luff

Although the archaeological evidence indicates a prosperous and thriving Galilee in the early first century CE, the Gospel texts suggest a society under stress, where the rich were flourishing at the expense of the poor. In this multi-disciplinary study, Clare Hall Emeritus Fellow Rosemary Luff, contributes to current debates concerning the pressures on early first-century Palestinian Jews, particularly with reference to socio-economic and religious issues. She examines Jesus within his Jewish...
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Dr Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes: New book on amateur media and participatory cultures

Amateur Media and Participatory Cultures. Film, Video, and Digital Media by Dr Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Susan Aasman aims to delineate the boundary line between today’s amateur media practice and the canons of professional media and film practice. Identifying various feasible interpretative frameworks, from historical to anthropological perspectives, the volume proposes a critical language able to cope with amateur and new media’s rapid technological and interpretative...
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Professor John Barrow

Clare Hall Professorial Fellow John Barrow was guest speaker at the recent Jeremiah Horrocks Lecture at the University of Central Lancashire. His talk Our Place in the Universe explained the concept of the expanding universe and the modern evidence for it. For more information click here.John D. Barrow FRS is Professor of Mathematical Sciences at Cambridge University and...
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Safe Areas in Civil Wars

Official Fellow Dr Stefano Recchia has recently edited a special issue of the journal Global Responsibility to Protect, dedicated to ‘safe areas’ for civilian protection during violent conflict. Soon after the end of the Cold War, internationally protected safe areas were established, most prominently in northern Iraq (1991), Bosnia-Herzegovina (1993), and Rwanda (1994). More recently, the idea has...
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