Professor David Dumville

Chair in History, Palaeography & Celtic
Chair in History, Palaeography and Celtic

Contact Details

Telephone: +44 (0)1224 272455
Fax: +44 (0) 1224272203
Address: School of Divinity, History and Philosophy,
G11 Crombie Annexe,
Meston Walk,
King's College,
University of Aberdeen,
Old Aberdeen,
AB24 3FX.
Room G09

School of Language and Literature,
Celtic & Anglo-Saxon Studies,
Taylor C04,
AB24 3FX


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.