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Professor David Luscombe FBA

History
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About this Fellow

David Luscombe's main academic interests lie in the history of medieval thought and religion. Currently he is planning to bring together and revise his earlier studies of the evolution of medieval conceptions of hierarchy and to produce further studies, with editions of texts,of the making of collections of sentences in twelfth-century schools.

Website: http://www.shef.ac.uk/history/staff/david-luscombe

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Medieval History, The University of Sheffield

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Medieval History, The University of Sheffield, 1972
  • Research Professor of Medieval History, The University of Sheffield, The University of Sheffield, 1984 - 2004
  • Emeritus Professor of Medieval History, The University of Sheffield, The University of Sheffield, 2003
  • Professor of Medieval History, The University of Sheffield, 1972
  • Research Professor of Medieval History, The University of Sheffield, The University of Sheffield, 1984 - 2004
  • Emeritus Professor of Medieval History, The University of Sheffield, The University of Sheffield, 2003

British Academy Appointments

  • Publications Secretary, 1991 - 1997

Publications

A Monastic Commmunity in Local Society: The Beauchief Abbey Cartulary Camden Fifth Series 40 2011

1970

The Letter Collection of Peter Abelard and Heloise 2013

1970

The School of Peter Abelard 1969

1970

Peter Abelard's Ethics 1971

1970

Medieval thought 1997

1970

Other Medieval Studies Fellows

Professor Nancy Edwards

The archaeology of Wales and Ireland c. AD400-1150; early medieval inscribed stones and stone sculpture and the archaeology of the church; antiquarians and Welsh archaeology

Professor Elizabeth Eva Leach

History, theory, and analysis of 13th- and 14th-century music; music and French poetry in the same period; themes of love, violence, gender, and sexuality

Professor John Hudson

Medieval legal history; medieval historical writing; nineteenth-century scholarship on legal history, especially the work of F W Maitland

Professor Julia Barrow

Medieval ecclesiastical history of western Europe, 800-1250; clergy, bishops, charters and administration