Management Group

Members

Dr Arezou Azad

Lecturer in Medieval History
Chair, Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages

Department of History

I am a historian of medieval Central Asia, Afghanistan and Iran, with a particular interest in cities, religious practices, social diversity and historiography.

Dr Victoria Flood

Lecturer in Medieval and Early Modern Literature
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow (2016-17)

Department of English Literature

I am a lecturer in Medieval and Early Modern Literature, currently in the final year of a Leverhulme Early Career fellowship, investigating the transmission of fairy narratives across borders in medieval and early modern Britain. My work focuses on the relationship between text, territory, and regional and national political identities.

Dr Elizabeth L'Estrange

Dr Elizabeth L'Estrange

Lecturer in History of Art

Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies

My work focuses on the art and culture of the late medieval and early modern period, especially illuminated manuscripts, French and Burgundian court art, text-image relations, and women as subjects and consumers of visual cultures.

Dr Daniel Reynolds

Dr Daniel Reynolds

Lecturer in Byzantium

Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies

Daniel Reynolds is Lecturer in Byzantium with particular interests in the Byzantine and early Islamic Levant (c.350-c.1099), “iconoclasm” and the history of peasant and non-elite communities (c.400-1000) in the Byzantine world.  He is also currently co-director of the project “At the Crossroads of Empires:  the Longobard Church of Sant’Ambrogio at Montecorvino ...

Dr Philippa Semper

Dr Philippa Semper

Lecturer in English

Department of English Literature

My work centres on Old English language and literature and the interaction between text and image in Anglo-Saxon manuscripts; I also write about and teach modern fantasy literature and its relationships with medieval texts.

Professor Naomi Standen

Professor of Medieval History

Department of History

I am a medieval historian who works on northern Eurasia in global contexts, with a primary focus on regions that lie within what is now China, North Korea and Mongolia. I work with texts, with archaeologists and with medievalists studying all parts of the globe, and have been particularly interested in borders, frontiers and borderlands and the people who live in and around such places.

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Dr Katharine Sykes

Dr Katharine Sykes

Lecturer in Anglo-Saxon History

Department of History

I am a historian of the early and central middle ages, with particular interests in gender and sexuality, religious communities, and families.

Postgraduate representative and EMREM liaison

As well as the Committee, CeSMA is made up of a number of affiliates and doctoral students.