Edited: Katherine Davies
Katherine Davies held lectureships in modern European history at Magdalen College Oxford and at Manchester, following which she became an independent researcher including consultancy work at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute and the Overseas Development Institute. Her publications include “A Third-Way Catholic Intellectual: Charles Du Bos, Tragedy and Ethics in Interwar Paris,” Journal of the History of Ideas (2010), and “Continuity, Change and Contest: Meanings of ‘Humanitarian’ from the ‘Religion of Humanity’ to the Kosovo Wars” (2012).
Edited: Toby Garfitt
Toby Garfittis tutorial fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford. He works on French literature of the last hundred years, with a particular interest in Catholic writers such as Mauriac, Bernanos, Patrice de La Tour du Pin, and Sylvie Germain. His latest books include Jean Grenier. Un écrivain et un maître: contribution à l’histoire intellectuelle du vingtième siècle (2010) and Jean Grenier Jean Guéhenno, Correspondance 1927–1969 (2011). Among recent articles, “Newman at the Sorbonne, or, the Vicissitudes of an Important Philosophical Heritage in Inter-war France” was published in History of European Ideas (2014), and “The Embodied Philosophy of Jean Grenier” in Embodiment: Phenomenological, Religious and Deconstructive Views on Living and Dying (2014).