Recent PhD Topics
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Current PhD students
Italy and Cyprus: Reciprocal artistic relations (thirteenth and fourteenth centuries)
Being Noble - Elite society, culture and identity in the Sasanian Empire
'The use of Ritualized Acts in late Medieval Mystical Texts'
"An exploration into the building, development, and continuation of the environment of Durham Cathedral"
'The process of Sasanian diplomacy'
'Italian queens in the 9th and 10th centuries'
'Fairy in Mediaeval English and Scottish Literature'
The practices, perceptions and representations of death, burial and the dead in the archaeology of Scandinavia and in the Sagas
"Flemings in Scotland: An Analysis of Flemish-Scottish Relations in the Fifteenth Century"
"Bettered by the Borrower" ?: the use of extracts from English Twelfth Century historical writing
Gender Representation, Apophatic Theology and the English Mystics
'Legal Aspects of the Works of John of Salisbury'
“The Assize of Mort d’Ancestor in the Late Twelfth and Early Thirteenth Centuries.”
'A Gothic State? Medievalism and British National Identity, 1800-1850'
'Religious Depictions: Written Representations of Anglo-Norman Churchmen (1066 - 1135)'
'The Role of Holy War in Islamic and Christian Eschatology'
‘Reading Dante and Paul in the 14th-Century’
'Family politics in Normandy, 1035-1144'
"Matters in Britain: King Arthur and the Politics of Sovereignty in Medieval Scotland"
'Religious Identity in Anglo-Norman Hagiography'
In God's image. The reception of Augustine in christian anthropology 780-860
‘Kingship, Counsel and Service: Ideas and Practice of Government in Scotland (1424-1513)’
Elections within the hierarchy of the Catholic Church in the tenth and eleventh centuries
'The Iconography of St. John the Baptist in Medieval England, c. 1300-1550'
'Mapping the real and imaginary geographies of Britain in mediaeval romance'
'Death in Anglo-Saxon Hagiography'
Blessed are those who weep: the Gift of Tears in the High-Late Middle Ages
Dancing With Death: Following the trail of supernatural tales to danse macabre
Middle Britain from the Tenth to the Twelfth Century
Law and Legal Disputes in Eleventh- and Twelfth-Century Anjou
'Curing the Common Soul: Rethinking Byzantine heresy with particular focus on literary motifs (10th-12th century)'
'Prostitutes as Testifying Subjects in Late Mediaeval Germany'
'The English Villon'
Sick Soul, Sick Body: Fourth Latern Council and hospitals in 13th century Narbonne and Siena
Flodoard of Rheims and his Annals
Saints' Cults and Hagiography in Early Medieval Wurzburg and St Gall
"The transmission of Latin and vernacular ad status sermons in the early thirteenth century".
Inverted Queenship and Failing Kingship in Fourteenth Century England: The Case of Alice Perrers
The Latin Translations of Marguerite Porete's Mirror of Simple Souls
The Persian Gateway - Near Eastern International Trade in an Age of Transition
'From the University to the Convent: Perceptions of Female Religious Life in the Letters of Master Jordan of Saxony'