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Oliver Mitchell

PhD student

Thesis title (provisional): ‘The wheel of Fortune in medieval art, c. 1100-1500.’
Supervised by Prof. John Lowden & Dr Alixe Bovey.
Funded by CHASE.

Education
  • PhD, The Courtauld Institute of Art (2016 – present)
  • MA History of Art, The Courtauld Institute of Art (2015-2016)
  • BA History of Art, The Courtauld Institute of Art (2012-2015)
Employment
  • Graduate Student Intern, The Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies (Feb. – May 2018)
  • Teaching Assistant (Classical & Byzantine), The Courtauld Institute of Art (Oct. 2017)
  • Gothic Ivories Project Assistant, The Courtauld Institute of Art (Nov. 2015 – Oct. 2017)
Conference papers
  • ‘Collecting relics, curating an image: regicide, martyrdom, and the sacrificial kingship of Louis IX in the Sainte Chapelle,’ given at the 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Student Colloquium at the Courtauld Institute of Art (16 Feb. 2018).
  • ‘Collaboration and conflict in Hugo de Folieto’s Liber de rotae religionis et simulationis,’ given at the 22nd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Student Colloquium at the Courtauld Institute of Art (4 Feb. 2017).
Awards and grants
  • BAA York conference student scholarship (May 2017)
  • AHRC-funded CHASE doctoral studentship (2016-2019)
  • Courtauld Prize for outstanding MA thesis (July 2016)
  • Courtauld Scholarship for MA studies (2015-2016)
  • Dean’s Prize for outstanding undergraduate dissertation (July 2015)
  • John Hayes Travel Award (May 2014)

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