Matthew Kinloch

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Visiting address Blindernveien 31 Georg Morgenstiernes hus 0313 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1020 Blindern 0315 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Byzantine history
  • Historiography
  • Narratology
  • Philosophy of history
  • Gender and queer theory
  • Reception studies

Background

Matthew Kinloch joined the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas in October 2021 after receiving funding from the Research Council of Norway (NFR) to conduct the project ‘Narrative Hierarchies: Minor Characters in Byzantine and Medieval History Writing’ (Researcher Project for Young Talents, 2021–25).

He studied History at the University of Oxford (DPhil, 2018), Byzantine Studies at the University of Birmingham (MRes, 2014), and Ancient, Medieval, and Modern History at the Durham University (BA, 2013).

Between 2018 and 2021 he held research fellowships/postdocs at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, the University of Vienna, Boğaziçi University, and Villa I Tatti.

Current Projects

  • Principal investigator, ‘Narrative Hierarchies: Minor Characters in Byzantine and Medieval History Writing’ (Researcher Project for Young Talents, 2021–25)
  • Coordinator, together with Mirela Ivanova and Alexandra Vukovich, ‘New Critical Approaches to the Byzantine World Research Network’ (The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities/The Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research, 2019–22)

 

Tags: Classics, History of ideas, Historiography, Medieval Studies

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Projects

  • Narrative Hierarchies: Minor Characters in Byzantine and Medieval History Writing