PROFESSOR SIR FERGUS MILLAR D.Phil., D.Litt., FBA
(Hon. D. Phil., Helsinki; Hon. D.Litt., St Andrews; Hon Doctorate, Edinburgh; Hon Doctorate, Hebrew University)
5 July 1935 – 15 July 2019
Fellow of All Souls College, 1958-64
Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History, The Queen’s College, 1964-76
Professor of Ancient History, University College London, 1976-84
Camden Professor of Ancient History and Fellow of Brasenose College, 1984-2002
Honorary Fellow of Trinity College, 1992-2019
Honorary Fellow of The Queen’s College, 1999-2019
Professor Sir Fergus Millar, Emeritus Fellow of Brasenose, sadly passed away in July. Sir Fergus was Camden Professor of Ancient History and Fellow of Brasenose from 1984-2002, and a much-loved member of the BNC community. It is acknowledged that Fergus numbers among the most influential ancient historians of the 20th century and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
A memorial event will be held in the Sheldonian Theatre on Sunday 1 December at 2.30pm. Tea will be served afterwards in Brasenose College.
Please register at this link.
Read former BNC Principal and Emeritus Fellow Professor Alan Bowman's obituary of Sir Fergus on the Guardian's website here.