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Philip Ross Bullock



Philip Ross Bullock is Professor of Russian Literature and Music at the University of Oxford, Fellow and Tutor in Russian at Wadham College, Lecturer in Russian at Christ Church, Magdalen and Worcester Colleges, and Director of TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities. Before coming to Oxford, he taught at University College London and Bangor University, and has held visiting fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and the Institute for Advanced Study in Paris. Philip studied French, German and Russian at Durham University, before going onto to study for a DPhil in Russian Literature at Oxford. He held organ scholarships at both Durham and Oxford, and he is still a keen amateur musician. He has published widely on various aspects of Russian culture from the eighteenth century to the present day, and his most recent book is Pyotr Tchaikovsky, published by Reaktion in 2016. Philip is in increasing demand as a public speaker and writer, and has enjoyed collaborating with arts organisations including Garsington Opera, the Royal Opera House, Welsh National Opera, Wigmore Hall and, of course, Oxford Lieder.

Last updated: Sep 2019