We are interested in hearing from students wishing to undertake postgraduate level work on Celtic & Anglo-Saxon Studies at the doctoral level. Please contact one of the supervisors below if you are thinking about applying for a PhD in their subject area.

Professor David N. Dumville's main research 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.

Professor Ralph O'Connor's research interests lie in mediaeval Celtic literature, mediaeval Norse and Icelandic literature, modern history of science, and literary history in the long nineteenth century.

Dr Aideen M. O'Leary's research interests lie in mediaeval Latin literature, the cultural history of Ireland and Anglo-Saxon England, and New Testament apocrypha.

PGR Students

Our current (and some graduated) students and their projects from the Department of Celtic & Anglo-Saxon Studies include:

  • Fañch Joachim Alexandre Bihan-Gallic, Informal language learning spaces for adult speakers of Scottish Gaelic
  • Bianca Santullo, Foreign Influences in Early Mediaeval Italian Manuscripts
  • Tatiana Shingurova, Mog Ruith, LLyr Llediath and their analogues: heathen gods as the distinct ancestors and the heroes of local apocrypha in Celtic and Anglo-Saxon worlds

Helpful links for further information and resourches on Celtic & Anglo-Saxon Studies include: