Professor Peter De Bolla, King's College

Professor Peter De Bolla


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Biographical Information:

Peter de Bolla has been Professor of Cultural History and Aesthetics since 2009. He has been a visiting Professor in Siegen, at Vanderbilt and will be at New York University in the Fall of 2014 and in Uppsala in the fall of 2015.  He is Director of the Cambridge Concept Lab which is housed in the Cambridge Centre for Digital Knowledge at CRASSH.

Research Interests:

Eighteenth Century British cultural history; the history of aesthetics; conceptual history; philosophical aesthetics; digital knowledge.

Areas of Graduate Supervision:

Eighteenth century literature; Wordsworth; visual culture of the enlightenment; topics in the history and theory of criticism, especially Kant, Post Structuralism, Cavell; the history of concepts. Contributes to teaching and/or supervision for the MPhil in 18th Century and Romantic Studies and the MPhil in Criticism and Culture. See:


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