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Professor Peter Bayley

  • College positions:

    Fellow and Emeritus Drapers Professor of French

  • University positions:

    Head of the University's French Department, 1983-96

    Chairman of the School of Arts and Humanities 2000-02

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Awards and prizes

Commandeur des Palmes Académiques

Research interests

Chief research interests and publications are in the field of early modern French rhetorical, religious and political writing. Publications include Présences du Moyen Âge et de la Renaissance en France au XVIIe siècle (Berlin: Weidler Buchverlag, 2002).

Teaching interests

Lectures on a wide range of topics, including language, for the Tripos.