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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 Vincent Gillespie

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

Professor Peter Biller

Medieval history; heresy, inquisition & 'religions': university texts as the locus for medieval thought about contemporary social topics such as medicine, peoples and population.

Professor Simon Franklin

History and culture of Russia & Eastern Europe, Medieval & Early Modern; cultural and social history of information technologies

Professor Mary Carruthers

The Ciceronian rhetorical tradition in Latin & vernacular literatures of Western Europe & England; memory training & invention; Middle English literature.