Prof Philippa Hoskin

    Professor of Medieval Studies

    School of History & Heritage
    College of Arts

    About Philippa Hoskin

    Philippa completed her first degree at Somerville College Oxford, where she also completed a doctorate on the mid-thirteenth century bishops of Worcester. Before joining the University of Lincoln in 2010 she worked for fifteen years at the University of York.

    Philippa’s research is considers the responsiveness of the medieval legal and administrative systems to intellectual, political and social change, and the impact of thirteenth-century Scholasticism in the medieval English parish. She is the general editor and director of the British Academy’s English Episcopal Acta project; general editor of the Canterbury and York Society; general editor of Lincoln Record Society’s new Kathleen major series of medieval records and a member of the Lincoln Cathedral Advisory Group

    Department Responsibilities

    Philippa is director of research for the School of History and Heritage.
    She teaches on the MA in Medieval Studies where she provides modules in palaeography, medieval Latin and the Church in medieval society, and on the History BA at all levels, providing courses on Medieval Man and the Supernatural at Level 2 and on the work of Matthew Paris at level 3.
    Philippa supervises doctoral students working on the medieval Church and the relationship between Church and State, including those interested in producing editions of medieval documents.

    Subject Specialism

    Medieval history

    Qualifications

    • MA — University of Oxford
    • DPhil — University of Oxford

    Professional Affiliations

    • Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries
    • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
    • Fellow of the Royal Historical Society

    Research Projects

    • Imprint: a forensic and historical investigation of fingerprints on medieval seals — Awarded £626,679 by AHRC in 2015
    • English Episcopal Acta Project — Awarded £21,486 by British Academy in 2011
    • English Episcopal Acta Project — Awarded £3,500 by British Academy in 2010
    • English Episcopal Acta Project — Awarded £4,750 by British Academy in 2009
    • English Episcopal Acta Project — Awarded £5,850 by British Academy in 2008
    • English Episcopal Acta Project — Awarded £5,000 by British Academy in 2007
    • Cause Papers in York — Awarded £372,510 by Andrew W Mellon Foundation in 2007
    • English Episcopal Acta Project — Awarded £4,700 by British Academy in 2006
    • English Episcopal Acta Project — Awarded £2,158 by Aurelius Trust in 2006
    • English Episcopal Acta Project — Awarded £4,700 by British Academy in 2005
    • Developing the Archives Hub — Awarded £21,674 by JISC in 2003

    Research in the Lincoln Repository

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