Friday 4 November 2016, The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH, United Kingdom
Dr Kylie Murray is a Fellow and Lecturer in Medieval English at Christ's College, Cambridge. Previously, she was a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in English at Balliol College, Oxford, after completing her degrees at St Andrews and Oxford. She researches and publishes on the endlessly fascinating role played by political and national identities in the literature of medieval and early modern Britain, with a particular focus on Scotland, c.1100-c.1600. She enjoys engaging with diverse audiences about how our understanding of medieval and renaissance Britain impacts on the twenty-first century world: to this end, she broadcasts about her research as a BBC New Generation Thinker for Radio 3.