Management Group

Members

Dr Victoria Flood

Dr Victoria Flood

Senior Lecturer in Medieval and Early Modern Literature

Department of English Literature

My research explores pre-modern historical and legendary content, alongside its later reception histories. My work has a particular focus on cross-border translation and transmission, as well as the application of digital humanities approaches to contemporary community-based research. I am co-PI on the Alexander von Humboldt-funded international network Crossing Borders in the Insular Middle ...

Dr Elizabeth L'Estrange

Dr Elizabeth L'Estrange

Senior Lecturer in History of Art
Head of Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies

Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies

My teaching and research focuses on the art and culture of the late medieval and early modern period, especially illuminated manuscripts and book culture, and French and Burgundian court art. Within these areas, I work specifically on women as subjects and consumers of visual cultures, text-image relations, and the querelle des femmes. My research addresses, for instance, questions of maternity, ...

Dr Daniel Reynolds

Dr Daniel Reynolds

Senior Lecturer in Byzantine History

Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies

Daniel Reynolds is Senior Lecturer in Byzantine History with research interests in the material and visual culture of the Byzantine empire, the Byzantine and early Islamic Levant (c.350-c.1099), “iconoclasm” and the history of peasant and non-elite communities (c.400-1000). He is co-director of the project “At the Crossroads of Empires: the Longobard Church of ...

Dr Philippa Semper

Dr Philippa Semper

Senior 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.

Dr Katharine Sykes

Dr Katharine Sykes

Lecturer in Anglo-Saxon History

Department of History

I work on the creation and regulation of communities in the early and central middle ages. I’m particularly interested in the ways in which institutions or groups of people – as well as individuals – were gendered. I’ve just finished writing a book on monasteries and families in the early middle ages (600CE-1100CE); previously, I’ve worked on the origins of ...

Professor Chris Wickham

Professor of Medieval History

Department of History

I study Medieval history, 400-1250, especially Italy and comparative history

Postgraduate representative and EMREM liaison

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