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Dr Renaud Morieux

University Senior Lecturer in British History
British History

Renaud Morieux is a University Senior Lecturer in 18th century British History and a Fellow of Jesus College. 

Academic interests

Renaud Morieux's main academic interest is 18th century British and French history: identities, migrations, borders, maritime spaces, war captivity, trade and interest groups, international law. He is currently writing a book about British and French prisoners of war in the long 18th century.

Degrees obtained

  • Ecole Normale Supérieure.
  • Maîtrise – Univ. Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne.
  • Agrégation d’Histoire.
  • PhD Univ. Lille.

Awards and prizes

  • Mémoires de la Mer Book Prize 2009 for Une Mer pour deux royaumes: La Manche, frontière franco-anglaise, 17e-18e siècles (Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2008).
  • Philip Leverhulme Prize for History (2014).


I joined the Faculty of History at the University of Cambridge in 2011. I was previously a Maître de Conférences (Associate Professor) in Modern History at University of Lille from 2006 to 2011.

I studied History at Ecole Normale Supérieure and University Paris 1 - Panthéon Sorbonne. I was a Chevening Scholar at University College, London in 2000-1, and completed my doctorate in 2005.

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