Gordon JOHNSON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1943-09-13
Education Richmond Sch, Trinity Coll Cambridge (MA, PhD, Thirlwall Prize, Seeley Medal, Royal Cwlth Soc Walter Frewen Lord Prize)
Books & Publications Provincial Politics and Indian Nationalism (1973), University Politics: F M Cornford's Cambridge and his advice to the Young Academic Politician (1994), Cultural Atlas of India (1995), Printing and Publishing for the University, Three Hundred Years of the Press Syndicate (1999); The New Cambridge History of India (ed); ed Modern Asian Studies (CUP quarterly) 1971-2008
Recreations N/A
Clubs Oxford & Cambridge
Style Dr Gordon Johnson
Career Univ of Cambridge: fell Trinity Coll 1966-74, fell Selwyn Coll 1974-93 (tutor 1975-93, hon fell 1994), univ lectr in history of S Asia 1974-2005, sr proctor 1977-78, dir Centre of S Asian Studies 1983-2001, pres Wolfson Coll 1993-2010, Sandars Reader in Bibliography 2010; Gates Cambridge Tst: provost 2000-10, dep vice-chllr 2002-10; chm Faculty of Oriental Studies 1984-87 (sec 1971-76); memb: Library Syndicate 1978-2008, Press Syndicate 1981-2010 (chm 1993-2009, chm Publishing Ctee 2009-10), Gen Bd of the Faculties 1979-82 and 1985-90, Cncl of the Senate 1985-92 and 1999-2002, Syndicate of the Govt of the Univ (The Wass Syndicate) 1988-89; chm Comberton Educn Tst 2008-, chm Comberton Acad Tst 2011-; tstee: Cambridge Cwlth Tst 1983-2013, Cambridge Overseas Tst 1989-2013, The Nehru Tst for Cambridge Univ, The Hinduja Tst for Cambridge Univ, Malaysian Commonwealth Studies Centre 1999-2012, Integrity Action 2011-, The Sir Ernest Cassel Educnl Tst 2011-, Cambridge Commonwealth, Int and European Tst 2013-; govr: Comberton Village Coll 1991-2002 (chm 1992-2001), Gresham's Sch Holt 2006-10, Stephen Perse Fndn 2012-; preacher The Lady Margaret's Cambridge 2006; Liveryman Worshipful Co of Stationers and Newspaper Makers; pres Royal Asiatic Soc 2009-12 and 2015-
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