Prof Daniel Langton

Professor of Jewish History

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Biography

Daniel Langton has research and teaching interests in Jewish history, with particular expertise in Jewish-Christian relations, and is located in the department of Religions and Theology.

He is Co-director of the Centre for Jewish Studies (CJS) and a co-editor of the journal Melilah. He is currently an AHRC Leadership Fellow for 2016-17, and will be a visiting fellow at the Katz Center, University of Pennsylvania, in 2017-18. He was a Leverhulme Major Research Fellow 2013-15, a recipient of the University of Manchester's Teaching Excellence Prize in 2006 and a nominee for the Student Union's Humanities Best Lecturer award in 2017.

His qualifications include BA(Hons) and PhD in History from the University of Southampton at the Parkes Institute for Jewish/Non-Jewish Relations; PGDip (London) in ePublishing; PGCert Ed (Manchester).

He sits on a variety of external committees including the Archbishop of Canterbury's Jewish Forum and he is an HE expert panel member for the AQA Religious Studies A-level. He is a member of the editorial board of Jewish Historical Studies. He is an Honorary Research Fellow of the Parkes Institute for Jewish/Non-Jewish Relations at the University of Southampton. Other interests: he is a microlight pilot and he holds a fifth-degree blackbelt in karate.

Office Hours

12-1pm, Fridays, in S1.8 Samuel Alexander Building

Areas of expertise

  • BM Judaism - Jewish History, History of Jewish-Christian relations, History of Reform Judaism
  • D204 Modern History - Anglo-Jewish history, History of science, History of atheism

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