Associate Professor Andrew Fitzmaurice

BEc (Hons) Sydney MA UNSW PhD Camb
Associate Professor

A18 - Brennan MacCallum Building
The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Andrew Fitzmaurice joined the Department of History in 1999. Prior to this, he was a post-doctoral fellow at Churchill College, Cambridge (1995-7), and a U2000 Research Fellow in the Department of Government, Sydney University (1997-9).

Research interests

  • Early Modern British, European and Atlantic history
  • intellectual history
  • the history of political thought
  • the history of colonisation

Teaching and supervision

Teaching

  • HSTY1031 Renaissance and Reformation
  • HSTY2650 European Conquests 1500-1750

Supervision

  • Early modern history
  • Intellectual history
  • European expansion

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected grants

2013

  • Sydney Intellectual History Network; Milam J, Aspromourgos A, Borghesi F, Caine B, Ferng J, Fitzmaurice A, Gaukroger S, Helbig D, Karalis V, Kerridge I, Macarthur D, Nassar D, Redding P, Sadurski W, Sevel M, Sluga G, Smith M, Waldow A, Walton K; DVC Research/Research Network Scheme (SyReNS).

2012

  • Global Sensibilities – The New History of Ideas; Blanshard A, Caine B, Celermajer D, Ferng J, Fitzmaurice A, Gatens M, Harmon C, Johnson M, Milam J, Sluga G, White S; Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences/FASS Collaborative Research Scheme.

2010

  • The Environmental Humanities Group; McCalman I, Bashford A, White S, McCreery C, Gibbs M, Schlosberg D, Celermajer D, Philp J, Robertson S, Fitzmaurice A, Giles P, Marks P, Hardie M, Smith V, Alt C, Race K, Allon F; Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences/FASS Collaborative Research Scheme.

2007

  • Understanding the concept and meaning of freedom in Western history; Fitzmaurice A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2004

  • State formation and European expansion; Fitzmaurice A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • State formation and European expansion; Fitzmaurice A; DVC Research/Research and Development Scheme: Research and Development (R&D).

2002

  • A history of terra nullius; Fitzmaurice A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2001

  • A history of terra nullius; Fitzmaurice A; DVC Research/Research and Development Scheme: Newly Appointed Staff (NAS).

Selected publications & creative works

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Books

  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2014). Sovereignty, Property and Empire, 1500–2000. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2003). Humanism and America: An intellectual history of English colonisation, 1500-1625. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Edited Books

  • Armitage, D., Condren, C., Fitzmaurice, A. (2009). Shakespeare and Early Modern Political Thought. United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

Book Chapters

  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2012). Discovery, Conquest, and Occupation of Territory. In B Fassbwender & A Peters (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law, (pp. 840-861). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2012). Powhatan Legal Claims. In Saliha Belmessous (Eds.), Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500-1920, (pp. 85-106). New York, USA: Oxford University Press.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2010). The Justification of King Leopold II's Congo Enterprise by Sir Travers Twiss. In Shaunnagh Dorsett and Ian Hunter (Eds.), Law and Politics in British Colonial Thought: Transpositions of Empire, (pp. 109-126). New York, USA: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Armitage, D., Condren, C., Fitzmaurice, A. (2009). Introduction. In David Armitage, Conal Condren, Andrew Fitzmaurice (Eds.), Shakespeare and Early Modern Political Thought, (pp. 1-22). United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2009). The corruption of Hamlet. In David Armitage, Conal Condren, Andrew Fitzmaurice (Eds.), Shakespeare and Early Modern Political Thought, (pp. 139-156). United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2009). The resilience of natural law in the writings of Sir Travers Twiss. In Ian Hall and Lisa Hill (Eds.), British International Thinkers from Hobbes to Namier, (pp. 137-159). Basingstoke, USA: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2008). Anticolonialism in Western Political Thought: The Colonial Origins of the Concept of Genocide. In Dirk Moses (Eds.), Empire, Colony, Genocide: Conquest, Occupation, and Subaltern Resistance in World History, (pp. 55-80). New York: Berghahn Books.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2007). American Corruption. In John F McDiarmid (Eds.), The Monarchical Republic of Early Modern England: Essays in Response to Patrick Collinson, (pp. 217-231). Hampshire: Ashgate.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2007). Moral Uncertainty in the Dispossession of Native Americans. In Peter C. Mancall (Eds.), The Atlantic World and Virginia 1550-1624, (pp. 383-409). USA: University of North Carolina Press.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2000). Every Man, that Prints, Adventures: The Rhetoric of the Virginia Company Sermons. In L.A. Ferrell & P. McCullough (Eds.), The English Sermon Revised: Religion, Literature and History, 1500-1800. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Journals

  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2012). Liberalism and Empire in Nineteenth-Century International Law. American Historical Review, 117(1), 122-140.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2012). Neither neo-Roman nor Liberal empire. Renaissance Studies, 26(4), 479-490. [More Information]
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2007). The commercial ideology of colonization in Jacobean England: Robert Johnson, Giovanni Botero, and the pursuit of greatness. William and Mary Quarterly, 64(4), 791-820.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2007). The Genealogy of Terra Nullius. Australian Historical Studies, 129(1), 1-15.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2004). The Ideology of Early Modern Colonisation. History Compass, 2, 1-14.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (1999). The Civic Solution to the Crisis of English Colonisation 1609-1625. The Historical Journal, 42(1), 25-51.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (1997). Classical Rhetoric and the Promotion of the New World. Journal of the History of Ideas.

Original Creative Work

  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2007). American Colonization Tracts. (pp. 1 - 8). UNSPECIFIED.

2014

  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2014). Sovereignty, Property and Empire, 1500–2000. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2012

  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2012). Discovery, Conquest, and Occupation of Territory. In B Fassbwender & A Peters (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law, (pp. 840-861). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2012). Liberalism and Empire in Nineteenth-Century International Law. American Historical Review, 117(1), 122-140.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2012). Neither neo-Roman nor Liberal empire. Renaissance Studies, 26(4), 479-490. [More Information]
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2012). Powhatan Legal Claims. In Saliha Belmessous (Eds.), Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500-1920, (pp. 85-106). New York, USA: Oxford University Press.

2010

  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2010). The Justification of King Leopold II's Congo Enterprise by Sir Travers Twiss. In Shaunnagh Dorsett and Ian Hunter (Eds.), Law and Politics in British Colonial Thought: Transpositions of Empire, (pp. 109-126). New York, USA: Palgrave Macmillan.

2009

  • Armitage, D., Condren, C., Fitzmaurice, A. (2009). Introduction. In David Armitage, Conal Condren, Andrew Fitzmaurice (Eds.), Shakespeare and Early Modern Political Thought, (pp. 1-22). United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Armitage, D., Condren, C., Fitzmaurice, A. (2009). Shakespeare and Early Modern Political Thought. United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2009). The corruption of Hamlet. In David Armitage, Conal Condren, Andrew Fitzmaurice (Eds.), Shakespeare and Early Modern Political Thought, (pp. 139-156). United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2009). The resilience of natural law in the writings of Sir Travers Twiss. In Ian Hall and Lisa Hill (Eds.), British International Thinkers from Hobbes to Namier, (pp. 137-159). Basingstoke, USA: Palgrave Macmillan.

2008

  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2008). Anticolonialism in Western Political Thought: The Colonial Origins of the Concept of Genocide. In Dirk Moses (Eds.), Empire, Colony, Genocide: Conquest, Occupation, and Subaltern Resistance in World History, (pp. 55-80). New York: Berghahn Books.

2007

  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2007). American Colonization Tracts. (pp. 1 - 8). UNSPECIFIED.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2007). American Corruption. In John F McDiarmid (Eds.), The Monarchical Republic of Early Modern England: Essays in Response to Patrick Collinson, (pp. 217-231). Hampshire: Ashgate.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2007). Moral Uncertainty in the Dispossession of Native Americans. In Peter C. Mancall (Eds.), The Atlantic World and Virginia 1550-1624, (pp. 383-409). USA: University of North Carolina Press.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2007). The commercial ideology of colonization in Jacobean England: Robert Johnson, Giovanni Botero, and the pursuit of greatness. William and Mary Quarterly, 64(4), 791-820.
  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2007). The Genealogy of Terra Nullius. Australian Historical Studies, 129(1), 1-15.

2004

  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2004). The Ideology of Early Modern Colonisation. History Compass, 2, 1-14.

2003

  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2003). Humanism and America: An intellectual history of English colonisation, 1500-1625. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2000

  • Fitzmaurice, A. (2000). Every Man, that Prints, Adventures: The Rhetoric of the Virginia Company Sermons. In L.A. Ferrell & P. McCullough (Eds.), The English Sermon Revised: Religion, Literature and History, 1500-1800. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

1999

  • Fitzmaurice, A. (1999). The Civic Solution to the Crisis of English Colonisation 1609-1625. The Historical Journal, 42(1), 25-51.

1997

  • Fitzmaurice, A. (1997). Classical Rhetoric and the Promotion of the New World. Journal of the History of Ideas.

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