Chair in History, Paleography & Celtic
Chair in History, Paleography and Celtic
David Dumville was appointed to a Chair in History & Palaeography in the School of Divinity, History & Philosophy in January 2005; from July 2005, he also joined the School of Language & Literature and became Professor in History, Palaeography & Celtic. Professor Dumville joined the University from the University of Cambridge, where he was Professor of Palaeography & Cultural History in the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic. His main interests lie in the history and literature of Britain and Ireland and Scandinavia in the Middle Ages and the analysis of the sources for that history.