Research Specialisms for Interdisciplinary Study

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Interdisciplinary research degrees are offered by the Institute for Medieval Studies. Supervision is available in a very wide range of topics and combinations of topics including:


Anglo-Norman literature

Catherine Batt

Ros Brown-Grant



Anglo-Saxon world

Alaric Hall

Jonathan Jarrett

Catherine Karkov


Arabic and Middle Eastern history and studies

Fozia Bora




Art, Architecture, Visual and Material Culture

Ros Brown-Grant

Eva Frojmovic

Catherine Karkov

Karen Watts

Arthurian literature

Catherine Batt




Baltic region

Emilia Jamroziak

Alan Murray



Central and Eastern Europe

Eva Frojmovic

Emilia Jamroziak



Chivalry

Catherine Batt

Ros Brown-Grant

Axel Müller

Alan Murray


Karen Watts


Coinage and numismatics

Jonathan Jarrett




Courtly Culture

Catherine Batt

Ros Brown-Grant

Axel Müller


Crusades and the Latin East c. 1095-1300

Graham Loud

Alan Murray

Thomas Smith


Cult of Saints

William Flynn

Emilia Jamroziak

Iona McCleery


Cultural encounters

Eva Frojmovic




Dante

Claire Honess

Matthew Treherne



Early Medieval Europe

Alaric Hall

Catherine Karkov

Jonathan Jarrett


Religious - Canon law

Julia Barrow

Melanie Brunner



Religious  - Cistercian order history and culture

Emilia Jamroziak




Religious - Mendicant life and culture

Melanie Brunner




Religious  - Monastic life and culture

Catherine Batt

Melanie Brunner

William Flynn

Emilia Jamroziak


Graham Loud Jonathan Jarrett

Religious – Papacy

Melanie Brunner

Jonathan Jarrett

Thomas Smith

Religious  - Clergy, bishops, and episcopal administration (800-1250)

Julia Barrow




England c. 900-1350

Julia Barrow

Emilia Jamroziak



Food

Iona McCleery




French literature

Ros Brown-Grant




Frontiers and borders

Emilia Jamroziak

Jonathan Jarrett



Gender studies

Catherine Batt

Fozia Bora

Ros Brown-Grant

Catherine Karkov


Eva Frojmovic William Flynn

Heraldry

Alan Murray




Hereford and Herefordshire

Julia Barrow




Historiography - Arabic

Fozia Bora




Historiography - Latin, vernacular

Graham Loud




Iberian Studies

Eva Frojmovic

Jonathan Jarrett

Iona McCleery


Islamic institutions of learning

Fozia Bora




Jewish cultural history and Jewish-Christian relations

Eva Frojmovic




Language and communication

Alan Murray

Matthew Treherne



Latin and the vernaculars

William Flynn

Ros Brown-Grant

Alaric Hall


Literature - Late Medieval Italian (including lyric and political writing)

Claire Honess

Matthew Treherne



Literature - Latin and Anglo-Latin

William Flynn




Literature - Middle English

Catherine Batt

Marta Cobb



Literature - Middle High German

Alan Murray




Literature - Old Norse

William Flynn

Alaric Hall



Literature - Renaissance

Matthew Treherne




Manuscript studies

William Flynn

Eva Frojmovic

Ros Brown-Grant

Catherine Karkov

Medicine

Alaric Hall

Iona McCleery



Mediterranean

Eva Frojmovic

Graham Loud



Mysticism

Catherine Batt

Marta Cobb



Old Norse mythology

William Flynn

Alaric Hall



Post-medieval reception of medieval texts and Medievalism

Catherine Batt

Eva Frojmovic

Alaric Hall

Axel Müller

Reform as a concept

Julia Barrow



Religious – Canon law Julia Barrow Melanie Brunner
Religious – Cistercian order history and culture Emilia Jamroziak
Religious – Mendicant life and culture Melanie Brunner
Religious – Monastic life and culture Catherine Batt Melanie Brunner William Flynn Emilia Jamroziak
Graham Loud Jonathan Jarrett
Religious – Papacy Melanie Brunner Jonathan Jarrett Thomas Smith
Religious – Clergy, bishops, and episcopal administration (800-1250) Julia Barrow

Scandinavia

Alaric Hall




Sermon studies

William Flynn

Emilia Jamroziak



Southern Italy and Sicily

Graham Loud




Staufen Germany

Graham Loud




Tasso

Matthew Treherne




Theology

Melanie Brunner

William Flynn



Tournaments

Catherine Batt

Alan Murray



Translation: theory and practice

Catherine Batt




Twelfth-century historians and their view of the earlier middle ages

Julia Barrow




Warfare

Axel Müller

Alan Murray

Karen Watts