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05th August 2021

Exeter Fellow Professor Christina de Bellaigue elected Fellow of Royal Historical Society

The Royal Historical Society has elected 150 new Fellows to its membership, including Exeter Fellow in History Professor Christina de Bellaigue.

The Royal Historical Society is the UK’s largest membership organisation for historians, with nearly 4500 Fellows and Members active nationally and internationally. Those newly elected contribute a valuable range of expertise and experience that help the Society fulfil its objective of representing the diverse body of those engaged in historical scholarship.

Professor Christina de Bellaigue is currently Exeter College’s Jackson Fellow in History and an Associate Professor in the Faculty of History. Her research interests focus on the history of childhood and education, the history of women, and the history of social mobility in nineteenth-century Britain and France.

On her election, Professor Christina de Bellaigue said: “I am very proud to be elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. I want to thank those who supported my application and the Society for doing such important work on issues of gender, race, and LGBTQ+ equality in our profession.”

For more information about this year’s elected members, visit the Royal Historical Society website.

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