Medieval history; heresy, inquisition & 'religions': university texts as the locus for medieval thought about contemporary social topics such as medicine, peoples and population.
About this Fellow
Western Medieval History; History of Christianity; Researches on the medieval conception of holiness and on the sacralization of space and time ; Francis of Assisi and the Franciscan history. Dissent and Orthodoxy in the West (X-XV centuries)
- Emeritus Professor of History of the Middle Ages, Université de Paris Ouest-Nanterre; Former Director of the Ecole Française de Rome
History and culture of Russia & Eastern Europe, Medieval & Early Modern; cultural and social history of information technologies
The Ciceronian rhetorical tradition in Latin & vernacular literatures of Western Europe & England; memory training & invention; Middle English literature.
The History and Archaeology of the early Islamic Middle-East, North Africa and Spain c.600-1000 AD