The medieval & Renaissance literature & history of Spain from 1200 to 1700, with special interests in literacy, libraries & the history of ideas; humanism; imperialism
About this Fellow
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 of Medieval History, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
The social & cultural history of Continental Europe in Late Antiquity & the Middle Ages.
Medieval literary theory and the psychology of literary response; poetic identity in the Middle Ages; Nietzschean slow reading; medieval religious writing ("vernacular theology"); Syon Abbey; history of the book
Medieval history; heresy, inquisition & 'religions': university texts as the locus for medieval thought about contemporary social topics such as medicine, peoples and population.