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Professor Agostino Paravicini Bagliani FBA

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About this Fellow

The history of Papacy in the Middle Ages (11-15 c.): with particular attention on cultural anthropology, self-representation, symbolism, rituality and prolongation of life

Website: http://www.isi.com.usi.ch/personal-info?id=1343

Appointments

Current post

  • Honorary Professor of Medieval History, University of Lausanne, Switzerland; President of SISMEL (Societá internazionale per lo studio del Medioevo latino)

Past Appointments

  • President, Union académique internationale, Bruxelles, 2005 - 2007
  • Vice-President (Humanities and Social Sciences), Swiss National Science Foundation, Berne, 2004
  • President, Società internazionale per lo studio del Medioevo, 2008
  • Professor of Medieval History, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, Other Foreign Institutions, 1981
  • Professor of Medieval History, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, Other Foreign Institutions, 1981

Publications

Micrologus' Library (editor) (Florence, Sismel Edizioni del Galluzzo, vol. I-LIII) 1997-

Morte ed elezione del papa. Norme, riti e conflitti. Il Medioevo 2013 Viella, Rome

Micrologus. Nature, Sciences and Medieval Societies (editor) (Florence, Sismel Edizioni del Galluzzo, vol. I-XX+) 1993-

The Pope's Body (Chicago, University of Chicago Press) 1999

Boniface VIII. Un pape hérétique? (Paris, Payot & Rivages) 2003

Other Medieval Studies Fellows

Professor Carole Hillenbrand

Islamic history 1050-1250, especially Iran and Syria; Muslim perspectives of the crusades, the scholar al-Ghazali and the caliphate.

Professor John Blair

The society, culture and landscape of early medieval England, especially the Church and parochial organisation; historical and archaeological sources and approaches

Professor Malcolm Godden

Anglo-Saxon literature, especially Ælfric and the Alfredian writings; early medieval commentary on Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy

Professor John Marenbon

The history of philosophy, especially c.500 – c.1700, with a focus on Boethius, Anselm and Abelard, but including philosophers up to Leibniz