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Dr Christian Cooijmans BA, MSc, PhD, FRHistS, FSA, FSAScot, FHEA

Associate Research Fellow Languages, Cultures and Film


Personal Statement

Chris studied medieval history at Utrecht University, Trinity College Dublin, and the University of Edinburgh, and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Edinburgh's Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH). Having joined the department in early 2020, his research explores the reach and repercussions of viking activity across the Frankish realm, as well as its subsequent, premodern historiography. His first monograph, 'Monarchs and Hydrarchs', has recently been published with Routledge.

Prizes or Honours

  • Magnus Magnusson Memorial Prize (Scottish Society for Northern Studies, 2014)
  • Fionnuala Pyle Memorial Prize (Department of History, Trinity College Dublin, 2011)

Funded Fellowships

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship (British Academy, 2020 - 2023)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship (Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh, 2019)