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Prof Daniel Langton - personal details

Contact details

Role: Professor of Jewish History

Tel: 0161 275-8592

Location: Samuel Alexander Building-S1.8
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL




Daniel Langton Daniel Langton is an historian interested in Jewish-Christian relations and modern Jewish thought and identity, located in the department of Religions and Theology.

He is Co-director of the Centre for Jewish Studies (CJS), a co-editor of the journal Melilah, and an AHRC Leadership Fellow for 2016-17. He was a Leverhulme Major Research Fellow 2013-15 and a recipient of the University of Manchester Teaching Excellence Prize in 2006.

His qualifications include BA(Hons) and PhD in History from the University of Southampton at the Parkes Institute for Jewish/Non-Jewish Relations; PGDip (London) in ePublishing; PGCert Ed (Manchester).

He sits on a variety of external committees including the British Association for Jewish Studies (BAJS), the Archbishop of Canterbury's Jewish Forum, and the Academic Advisory Committee of the Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations (CJCR) at Cambridge. He is an HE expert panel member for the AQA Religious Studies A-level. He is a member of the editorial board of Jewish Historical Studies. He is an Honorary Research Fellow of the Parkes Institute for Jewish/Non-Jewish Relations at the University of Southampton. Other interests: he is a microlight pilot and he holds a fifth-degree blackbelt in karate.

Office hours

  • Unavailable while on research leave