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Prof Jas' Elsner elected Fellow of the British Academy

Corpus is delighted to announce that Professor Jas' Elsner has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy and offers him warmest congratulations.

Professor Elsner has been a Fellow of the College since 1999.  His main interest is the art of the Roman empire to include late antiquity and the early middle agest including Byzantium.  He is currently the Principle Investigator on the Empires of Faith Project between the British Museum and Wolfson College, Oxford.  The Project explores the visual cultures of the world religions in the Mediterranean and Asia between 200 and 800 AD; a major exhibition arising from the project will run at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford between 19 October 2017 and 18 February 2018.

The British Academy is the UK's national body for the humanities and social sciences.  It has a fellowship of around 1,400 national and international academics and annually elects up to 52 outstanding UK-based scholars who have achieved academic distinction.

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