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Professor Charles Burnett FBA

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About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of the History of Islamic Influences in Europe, The Warburg Institute, University of London

Past Appointments

  • Scholar, Research Student and Research Fellow, St John's College University of Cambridge, 1969 - 1979
  • Senior Research Fellow, The Warburg Institute, University of London, 1979 - 1982
  • Leverhulme Research Fellow, Department of History, The University of Sheffield, 1982 - 1985
  • Lecturer, Professor of the History of Islamic Influences in Europe, The Warburg Institute, University of London, 1985
  • Professor of the History of Islamic Influences in Europe, The Warburg Institute, University of London, 1985

Publications

Magic and divination in the Middle Ages: texts and techniques in the Islamic and Christian worlds 1996

The introduction of Arabic learning into England 1997

Adelard of Bath, conversations with his nephew 1998

Arabic into Latin in the Middle Ages: The Translators and their Intellectual and Social Context

Numerals and Arithmetic in the Middle Ages Variorum Collected Studies Series, Farnham, 2010, 380 pp

Islam and Tibet: Interactions along the Musk Routes 2011

Other Medieval Studies Fellows

Professor David Crouch

The social and political history of Britain and France 1000-1300; the comparative study of medieval aristocracies; medieval conduct

Professor Dr Claudia Märtl

The history of medieval Central Europe; the transmission of medieval texts in Latin; the diffusion of humanism; the history of the papacy and the Roman curia in the Renaissance

Professor Andy Orchard

The languages and literatures of Anglo-Saxon England; Medieval Latin; Old Norse-Icelandic; oral tradition

Professor André Vauchez

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)

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