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Whaley, Prof. Joachim locked

PhD, LittD; FBA 2015; FRHistS

Born Dulwich, London 25 Aug. 1954; s of John Whaley and Elselore Whaley; m 2000, Alice Castle

Professor of German History and Thought, University of Cambridge, since 2013; Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, since 1987


St Joseph’s Acad., Blackheath, London; Christ’s Coll., Cambridge (BA Hons Hist. 1975); PhD 1983, LittD 2013, Cantab


FRHistS 1984. University of Cambridge: Fellow and Lectr in Hist., Christ’s Coll., 1976–78; Fellow and Lectr in Hist., Robinson Coll., 1978–86; Department of German: Asst Lectr, 1980–84; Lectr, 1984–2000; Sen. Lectr, 2000–13; Hd of Dept, 2001–05; Lectr in Mod. Langs, 1987–, Sen. Tutor, 1989–98, Gonville and Caius Coll. FHEA 2001. Pilkington Teaching Prize, Univ. of Cambridge, 2010


(ed) Mirrors of Mortality: studies in the social history of death, 1981, reissued 2011; Religious Toleration and Social Change in Hamburg 1529–1819, 1985 (trans. German, 1992); Germany and the Holy Roman Empire, 2 vols, 2012 (trans. German 2014); The Holy Roman Empire: a very short introduction, 2018 (trans. German 2018); articles in learned jls


visiting historic houses and museums


Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge CB2 1TA

(01223) 332454


Athenæum, Lansdowne