Western European art and architecture 1100-1400; royal and ecclesiastical patronage; the art of liturgy and death; hagiography; wall, panel and manuscript painting; Cambridge illuminated manuscripts; international artistic relations.
About this Fellow
The social & cultural history of Continental Europe in Late Antiquity & the Middle Ages.
- Professor, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
- Professor, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 2013
Medieval history: narrative sources, primarily in north-western Europe in the 11th to 13th centuries, as evidence for the perceptions and values that shaped war and politics.
Islamic history 1050-1250, especially Iran and Syria; Muslim perspectives of the crusades, the scholar al-Ghazali and the caliphate.
The society, culture and landscape of early medieval England, especially the Church and parochial organisation; historical and archaeological sources and approaches