There is a really friendly, relaxed atmosphere
at Emma. A home where you feel comfortable
Charlie, 2nd Year
Professorial Fellow; Member of the College Council
Professor of Applied Mathematics
Historical geography may be defined most simply as the study of the geography of places in the past. While it would appear to be relatively easy to differentiate between the ‘past’ and the ‘present’, there is room for some debate about when the ‘present’ ends and the ‘past’ begins.
John Harvey MA Litt D is a Life Fellow and was Vice-Master from 2004 to 2006.
After graduating from Oxford in 1964, I joined the research group of Luis Alvarez at the University of California, Berkeley, where I obtained a Ph.D. in experimental particle physics in 1969.