English poetry, medieval and modern; literary history; translation; the medieval revival.
Medieval European Historiography and Hagiography, English Medieval Law,
Western European Twelfth-Century Intellectual History.
The history and archaeology of the Scandinavian settlements in Scotland, and historical contacts across the North Sea in the Middle Ages. The cult of St.Clement in North Europe, the 'papar' project, the site of the Norwegian royal farm on Papa Stour, Shetland.
Tom Duncan (School of English)
Old and Middle English language and literature, and Chaucer
Medieval architecture, ecclesiastical and secular; Scottish medieval architecture and culture; restoration and historiography of medieval buildings, chiefly Scottish.
Late mediaeval England and France, historical writing, political institutions.
Dr Julie Kerr (History)
Medieval monasticism; hospitality and etiquette in the Middle Ages.
Ann Kettle (History)
H.P. King (History)
'Cistercian studies, library catalogues (George Hay Forbes library in the University Library)'
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Professor Paul Magdalino FBA (History)
The society, culture and economy of the Byzantine world, 6th to 13th
centuries. Special interests at present are the city of Constantinople, prophecy, scientific thought, and the formation of Byzantine religious Orthodoxy.
Dr Peter Maxwell-Stuart (History)
Medieval European Jewry, particularly Anglo-Jewry 1066-1290, medieval credit
operations, business deeds, mortgages, annuities, commodity lending and
Medieval vernacular translation (esp. Biblical) as a cultural and linguistic phenomenon, the medieval book, text editing, the emergence of vernaculars and vernacular literacy, medieval French language.
The eleventh and twelfth centuries, with special reference to the Normans and Angevins; saints' cults, religious patronage and monasticism; Romanesque art and architecture; iconography.