British social and religious history of the C16th and C17th; social practices of elites, especially hospitality and gift-exchange; the political and cultural nature of religious identity in Britain and Ireland
About this Fellow
Medieval History - History
- Professor of the History of Christianity, University of Cambridge; Fellow, Magdalene College, Cambridge
Intellectual history of late 17th century Britain, especially the early Royal Society and the 'decline of magic'; editions of Robert Boyle and others; visual culture.
The English Renaissance and Reformation; literary coteries; Reformation diplomacy
The social & cultural history of sixteenth & seventeenth century Germany; gender history; witchcraft; the German Reformation