Matthew Kinloch

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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, Byzantine History, Philosophy of History, Narratology

Publications

Edited Volumes

Urban Agencies: Reframing Anatolian and Caucasian Cities (13th-14th Centuries), Medieval Worlds 14 (2021), 3–207, guest edited with Bruno de Nicola. [OA]

Trends and Turning Points: Constructing the Late Antique and Byzantine World (Leiden: Brill, 2019), edited with Alex MacFarlane.

Journal Articles

‘Stories of Emperors, Sultans, and Cities: Comparing Protagonists in the Histories of Doukas and Leonardo Bruni’, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 46 (forthcoming).

‘Reframing Medieval Anatolia, Caucasia, and the Aegean: Narratives, States, and Cities’, Medieval Worlds, 14 (2021), 6–21, doi:10.1553/medievalworlds_no14_2021s6. [OA]

‘In the Name of the Father, the Husband, or Some Other Man: The Subordination of Female Characters in Byzantine Historiography’, Dumbarton Oaks Papers 74 (2020), 303–328.

Book Chapters

‘The Nikaian Narrative: Rethinking the Historiography of the Thirteenth-Century Byzantine World’ [‘Nicaea Anlatısı: On Üçüncü Yüzyıl Bizans Dünyasının Tarih Yazımı Üzerine Yeniden Düşünmek’], in Ş. Kiliç and K. Akalın (eds), Iznik/Nicaea on its Way to Become UNESCO World Heritage (Bursa: Bursa Büyükşehir Belediyesi Yayınevi, 2020), 471–490 [451–470, Turkish trans.].

‘Trends and Turning Points: Constructing the Late Antique and Byzantine World’, in M. Kinloch and A. MacFarlane (eds), Trends and Turning Points: Constructing the Late Antique and Byzantine World (Leiden: Brill, 2019), 3–13.

Book Reviews

‘George E. Demacopoulos, Colonizing Christianity: Greek and Latin Religious Identity in the Era of the Fourth Crusade (New York: Fordham University Press, 2019)’, Byzantina Symmeikta 29 (2019), 435–440.

‘Kalle Pihlainen, The Work of History: Constructivism and a Politics of the Past (Abingdon: Routledge, 2017)’, Byzantinoslavica 76 (2018), 317–319.

‘Dimitri Korobeinikov, Byzantium and the Turks in the Thirteenth Century (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014)’, English Historical Review 130 (2015), 699–700.

Other

‘An Inscription of John VIII Palaiologos and the Late Palaiologan Repairs’, in A. Rhoby and I. Toth (eds), Materials for the Study of Late Antique and Medieval Greek and Latin Inscriptions in Istanbul: A Revised and Expanded Booklet (Vienna, 2020), 77–78.

  • Kinloch, Matthew (2022). Stories of Emperors, Sultans, and Cities: Comparing Protagonists in the Histories of Doukas and Leonardo Bruni. Byzantine and modern Greek studies. ISSN 0307-0131. 46, p. 1–18. doi: 10.1017/byz.2022.4. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kinloch, Matthew (2021). Reframing Medieval Anatolia, Caucasia, and the Aegean: Narratives, States, and Cities. Medieval Worlds. 14, p. 6–21. doi: 10.1553/medievalworlds_no14_2021s6.
  • Kinloch, Matthew Cameron (2020). In the Name of the Father, the Husband, or Some Other Man: The Subordination of Female Characters in Byzantine Historiography. Dumbarton Oaks Papers. ISSN 0070-7546. 74, p. 303–328.

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  • Kinloch, Matthew & MacFarlane, Alex (2019). Trends and Turning Points: Constructing the Late Antique and Byzantine World. Brill Academic Publishers. ISBN 9789004395732. 117. 340 p.

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  • Kinloch, Matthew (2022). Narrative Hierarchies: Minor Characters in Byzantine and Medieval History Writing.
  • Kinloch, Matthew (2022). Urban Populations in Doukas’ History: Some Narratological and Comparative Observations.
  • Kinloch, Matthew (2022). Towards a Poetics of Byzantine Historiography.
  • Kinloch, Matthew (2022). Citation.
  • Kinloch, Matthew & De Nicola, Bruno (2021). Preface to Special Issue 'Urban Agencies: Reframing Anatolian and Caucasian Cities (13th-14th Centuries)'. Medieval Worlds. 14, p. 3–5. doi: 10.1553/medievalworlds_no14_2021s3.

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