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Sir Noel Malcolm

Senior Adviser on Human Rights


Sir Noel Malcolm is a Senior Research Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and a Fellow of the British Academy. He did his doctorate in History at Cambridge, and was for seven years a Fellow of Gonville and Caius College. He has been a Visiting Lecturer at Harvard and a Visiting Fellow of St Antony’s College, Oxford; he is an Honorary Fellow of Peterhouse, Gonville and Caius College, and Trinity College, Cambridge. His work has ranged widely in European history and intellectual history, with a particular interest in the history of political philosophy. A general editor of the Clarendon Edition of the Works of Thomas Hobbes, he has published in that series editions of Hobbes’s Correspondence (2 vols, 1994) and Leviathan (3 vols, 2012). He was knighted in 2014 for services to scholarship, journalism and European history.

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