Research Fellows

Annelies Andries

Dr Annelies Andries

Prize Fellow in Music, Magdalen College

Annelies’s research focuses on music, theatre, and politics in the long nineteenth century (1789-1914). Her major interests are opera and other music theatre genres; staging and performance practice; politics, militarism, and war; and gender studies.

Dr Harriet Boyd-Bennett

Dr Harriet Boyd-Bennett

Junior Research Fellow, Christ Church

Twentieth-century Italian opera and music culture; modernism; theories of noise; history of technology; Venetian studies.

Dr Joseph Browning

Dr Joseph Browning

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow; Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellow, St Hilda’s College

Contemporary classical music and sound art; the shakuhachi; Japanese music; music and environment; musical organicism and vitalism; materiality and organology; cosmopolitanism, place-making and transnational scenes; creativity and collaboration; ethnography.

Dr James Butterworth

Dr James Butterworth

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow; Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellow, Lady Margaret Hall

Social and cultural study of music, community music, music ethnography, ethics/morality, Peruvian music and society, hip hop in the UK, music in youth centres, music in prisons/criminal justice.

Julia Craig-McFeely

Dr Julia Craig-McFeely

Research Fellow

Research interests in the Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music (DIAMM).

Claire Holden

Claire Holden

AHRC Fellows in the Creative and Performing Arts

Research interests include historical string performance, music in late 18th- and early 19th-century Vienna and London, and performance philosophy.

Yvonne Liao

Dr Yvonne Liao

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Faculty of Music; Early Career Fellow, TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities; Postdoctoral Associate in the Humanities, St Cross College

Music historiography, post/colonial studies and epistemic ethics; music and global history in but not limited to the context of modern China and East Asia; archival musicology, including intersections between history and the archive

Christophe Masson

Christophe Masson

Post-doctoral Researcher (ERC-Project Music and Late Medieval European Court Cultures)

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the ERC-funded ‘Music and Late Medieval European Court Cultures’ research project (MALMECC), Christophe is particularly interested in the period of the Avignon papacy and of the Great Western Schism. His broader research interests cover late medieval warfare, political history, and the history of the Principality of Liège.

David Maw

Dr David Maw

Research Fellow and Tutor in Music, Oriel College; Lecturer in Music, Christ Church, The Queen’s and Trinity Colleges

Historical musicology (medieval music and music post-1900); music theory and analysis.

Fabio Morabito

Dr Fabio Morabito

Lord Crewe Junior Research Fellow in Music, Lincoln College

Fabio is a cultural historian of French and German musical life in the age of European Revolutions (1789-1848). His major interests include canon formation and celebrity culture, music historiography, the ontology of musical notation and performance studies.

David Murray

Dr David Murray

Postdoctoral Researcher, ERC Project ‘Music and Late Medieval Court Cultures’

Medieval song and literature, manuscript transmission, medieval concepts of language

Dr Marten Noorduin

Dr Marten Noorduin

Postdoctoral Researcher on the AHRC-funded 'Transforming 19th-Century HIP' research project (TCHIP)

Performance practices in nineteenth-century music, source studies, publishing in the nineteenth century, empirical and statistical approaches to music and performance, and performance cultures.

Dr Cayenna Ponchione-Bailey

Dr Cayenna Ponchione-Bailey

Postdoctoral Researcher on the AHRC-funded 'Transforming 19th-Century HIP' research project (TCHIP); Junior Research Fellow, Somerville College

Social and psychological aspects of group music-making; power, creativity, and authorship in musical performance; historical and contemporary orchestral practices.

Lola San Martín Arbide

Dr Lola San Martín Arbide

Junior Research Fellow

Research interests include French music during the Third Republic, sound in literature, film music, urban cultural studies, soundscape studies and sound ecology, sound art and sound maps, music and visual arts.

Laura Slater

Dr Laura Slater

Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the ERC-funded ‘Music and Late Medieval European Courtly Cultures’ research project (MALMECC)

Laura is a Fulford Junior Research Fellow at Somerville College, and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the ERC-funded ‘Music and Late Medieval European Courtly Cultures’ research project (MALMECC), focussing on ‘Gender, Lineage and Patterns of Patronage in Late Medieval France, England and the Low Countries’. She is researching the cultural patronage and courtly role/s of Queen Philippa of Hainault, looking particularly at the illuminated manuscripts associated with her and their unusual musical content. Her broader research interests centre on the relationships between art, ideas, power and politics in medieval Britain and Europe. She is also interested in medieval responses to antiquity and the Holy Land.

Dr Giovanni Varelli

Dr Giovanni Varelli

Prize Fellow in Music, Magdalen College

Giovanni's research interests span from Latin palaeography and codicology, medieval liturgy, music theory and notation, philology and reception history, manuscripts digital restoration and conservation techniques to ethnomusicology and dialectology.

Dr Sebastian Wedler

Dr Sebastian Wedler

Junior Research Fellow, St. Hilda's College, University of Oxford College Lecturer in Music, Merton College, University of Oxford

Dr Toby Young

Dr Toby Young

Gianturco Junior Research Fellow, Linacre College; Senior Lecturer in Music, Keble College