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Professor Thomas Bisson FBA

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About this Fellow

Western Europe France, Catalonia

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Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Henry Charles Lea Professor of Medieval History, Harvard University

Other Medieval Studies Fellows

Professor John Gillingham

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.

Professor Carole Hillenbrand

Islamic history 1050-1250, especially Iran and Syria; Muslim perspectives of the crusades, the scholar al-Ghazali and the caliphate.

Professor John Blair

The society, culture and landscape of early medieval England, especially the Church and parochial organisation; historical and archaeological sources and approaches

Professor Malcolm Godden

Anglo-Saxon literature, especially Ælfric and the Alfredian writings; early medieval commentary on Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy