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Life Fellow

Dr Moseley was formerly Senior Tutor. His main lecturing and teaching fields were in Classics and in mediaeval and Renaissance literature in the English Faculty of the University of Cambridge. He has written many books and articles, not all in his specialist fields. He lectured frequently in the United States, and held the English Speaking Union’s Evelyn Wrench Fellowship on several occasions. He has travelled widely in the Arctic, done expedition work in Spitsbergen and Greenland, and is a member of the Arctic Club. He was elected Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London in 2000,  Fellow of the English Association in 1999, and is also a member of the Society for Nautical Research and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Recently he has been Keynote Speaker at various international conferences, for example on J. R. R. Tolkien in the University of Lisbon, and on Psychogeography at the University of Innsbruck. His most recent academic publications have been Engaging with Chaucer: Theory, Practice, Reading (Berghahn: New York and Oxford, 2020), and several articles or chapters  in books and peer-reviewed journals on Shakespeare, on The Travels of Sir John Mandeville, on the semiotics of early modern theatre, on cultural memory, and on emblems and emblematics.  His other recent books have been Etheldreda’s World: Princess Abbess Saint (Ludlow: Merlin Unwin, 2023); Crossroad: A Pilgrimage of Unknowing,  (London: Darton Longman and Todd, 2022); To Everything a Season: a View from the Fen, (Ludlow: Merlin Unwin, 2022); Hungry Heart Roaming: An Odyssey of Sorts,(London: Eyewear Publishing, 2021); Coming to Terms: Cambridge In and Out, (London: IndieBooks, 2017)  and Latitude North, (London: IndieBooks, 2015). Soon to appear is a book on the writing of hymns in the Western Church from St Ambrose to Sydney Carter.

Website: Charlesmoseley.com