About this Fellow
- Emeritus Fellow, University College, Oxford
- Assistant Lecturer, University of Leeds, 1961 - 1963
- Lecturer, Newcastle University, 1963 - 1980
- Fellow and Praelector, University College University of Oxford, 1980 - 2001
- Fellow and Praelector in Modern History, University College, Oxford, University College University of Oxford, 1982
- Emeritus Fellow, University College, Oxford, University College University of Oxford, 2002
Western European art and architecture 1100-1400; royal and ecclesiastical patronage; the art of liturgy and death; hagiography; wall, panel and manuscript painting; Cambridge illuminated manuscripts; international artistic relations.
Medieval history: narrative sources, primarily in north-western Europe in the 11th to 13th centuries, as evidence for the perceptions and values that shaped war and politics.
Islamic history 1050-1250, especially Iran and Syria; Muslim perspectives of the crusades, the scholar al-Ghazali and the caliphate.
The society, culture and landscape of early medieval England, especially the Church and parochial organisation; historical and archaeological sources and approaches