The social, religious and political history of early modern Europe, especially France; the French Catholic Church and the history of witchcraft
About this Fellow
Religions history, 'Histoire de l'imaginaire', Wars of religion, War & peace during the European Renaissance, astrology, early modern political thought.
- Professor of Modern History, Université Paris Sorbonne
Renaissance humanism and European literature 1450-1700; the history of religion in relation to the history of the book; literary theory and the history of philosophy
The history of the Polish-Lithuanian union, 1386-1815, with subsidiary interests in the history of Scandinavia, in particular the history of Sweden; the Holy Roman Empire; the history of warfare
History of South Asia and the Indian Ocean world; early modern empires and their interaction in the framework of 'connected histories'