Christopher Marsh

Professor

  • Room 01.005 - 17 University Square

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - Early modern British history, particularly social and cultural history

1986 …2019
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Personal profile

Interests

Christopher Marsh spent nine long, hard years in Cambridge before escaping to Belfast in 1992. When he is not reading, researching, teaching, writing, marking or administrating, he likes to cycle, run, grow vegetables, track otters and entertain his various offspring. He offers various modules on aspects of early modern English history. He held a Leverhulme Research Fellowship 2004-6 and a visiting fellowship at Clare Hall, Cambridge in 2004, and is now a life member of the college.

Particulars

Relevant Website

www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/ballads/ballads.htm [this provides on-line access to hundreds of early modern broadside ballads]

www.a2a.org.uk/ [this connects the user to many archival catalogues, searchable by subject, name etc]

Research Statement

He is a social and cultural historian, working mainly on England during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. His first projects all concerned aspects of popular religion, but he is now writing a book provisionally entitled ‘Music and the people in early modern England'.

Teaching

Dr Chris Marsh teaches on the following programmes / modules:

Undergraduate

110HIS318Popular Culture

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seventeenth century Social Sciences
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Ballad Arts & Humanities
genre Social Sciences

Projects 2005 2017

Research Output 1986 2019

23 Downloads (Pure)

Best-Selling Ballads and the Female Voices of Thomas Deloney

Marsh, C., 01 May 2019, In : Huntington Library Quarterly. 82, 1, p. 127-154

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Best-selling ballads in early modern England

Marsh, C., 30 Sep 2019, The Edinburgh Companion to Literature and Music. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

A Cuckold in Space: The 'Ballading' of Stephen Seagar, 1669

Marsh, C., 2018, Faith, Place and People in Early Modern England: Essays in Honour of Margaret Spufford. Dean, T., Parry, G. & Vallance, E. (eds.). Woodbridge: Boydell Press, p. 175-202 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)
48 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
England
Ballad
Threat
Didacticism
Research Projects
3 Citations (Scopus)
457 Downloads (Pure)

A Woodcut and Its Wanderings in Seventeenth-Century England

Marsh, C., Aug 2016, In : Huntington Library Quarterly. 79, 2, p. 245-262

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Woodcut
England
Ballad
Broadsheet
Cognition

Prizes

Choice 'Outstanding Academic Title 2011'.

Christopher Marsh (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Other distinction

music
Society

Mid-Career Fellowship (British Academy) 2013

Christopher Marsh (Recipient), Jan 2013

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

seventeenth century
selling
academy
research project
career

QUB Teaching Prize, 2000 [see below for details]

Christopher Marsh (Recipient), 2000

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

QUB Vice-Chanellor's Research Prize for Innovation

Christopher Marsh (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Research Fellowship (Leverhulme Trust) 1996

Christopher Marsh (Recipient), Feb 1996

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Popular Religion
Fellowship

Activities 1992 2020

University of Bristol (External organisation)

Christopher Marsh (Advisor)
2020

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

Royal Historical Society (External organisation)

Christopher Marsh (Advisor)
Jan 2020Jul 2020

Activity: Membership typesMembership of national or international committees and working groups

The Seventeenth Century (Journal)

Christopher Marsh (Peer reviewer)
10 Jan 2020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Institute of Historical Research (External organisation)

Christopher Marsh (Advisor)
2020 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of national or international committees and working groups

Journal of Early Modern History (Journal)

Christopher Marsh (Peer reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Press / Media

Radio 3 'Early Music Show'

Christopher Marsh

04/06/2017

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Nashe Project Podcast 2: Sound and Song

Christopher Marsh

21/07/2016

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment