Edward James (historian)


Edward James (historian)

Edward James is Professor of Medieval History at University College, Dublin. He received a BA (Oxon) 1968; DPhil (Oxon) in 1975. He was a Lecturer, then College Lecturer, at the Department of Medieval History, University College Dublin from 1970-1978. He was a Lecturer, then Senior Lecturer at the Department of History, University of York, 1978-1995 as well as Director of the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York from 1990-1995. He was Professor of Medieval History at the University of Reading from 1995-2004 and was a Director of the Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies, 1999-2001.

He is currently Professor of Medieval History, School of History, University College Dublin since 2004. He is also a noted academic writer on science fiction, and was the editor of "Foundation - The International Review of Science Fiction" from 1986 - 2001. "The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction", which he edited with Farah Mendlesohn, won the 2005 Hugo Award for Best Related Book. He has researched Late Roman and early medieval history; the history of the barbarians, particularly of the Franks; the writings of Gregory of Tours; the history of science fiction, fantasy, and utopian literature.


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