Dr Thomas Marsden
Lecturer in Modern European History
BA, MPhil, DPhil (Oxford)
Before coming to Brasenose, I was a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at UCL’s School of Slavonic and East European Studies.
European history of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Theory and Methods, States and Peoples. I supervise research on Russian history, and the history of nationalism and religion in nineteenth-century Europe.
Russian history of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In particular, I research the history of the Old Believers - Orthodox religious dissenters. More widely, I am interested in the question of religious toleration in eastern Europe.
The Crisis of Religious Toleration in Imperial Russia: Bibikov’s System for the Old Believers, 1841-1855 (OUP, 2015)