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Peasant Perspectives on the Medieval Landscape: A study of three communities (2020)
Book
Kilby, S. (in press). Peasant Perspectives on the Medieval Landscape: A study of three communities. Hatfield, England: University of Hertfordshire Press

This compelling new study forms part of a new wave of scholarship on the medieval rural environment in which the focus moves beyond purely socio-economic concerns to incorporate the lived experience of peasants. For too long, the principal intellectu... Read More about Peasant Perspectives on the Medieval Landscape: A study of three communities.

A Deviant Word Hoard: A Preliminary Study of Non-Normative Terms in Early Medieval Scandinavia (2019)
Book Chapter
Ruiter, K. (2019). A Deviant Word Hoard: A Preliminary Study of Non-Normative Terms in Early Medieval Scandinavia. In Social Norms in Medieval ScandinaviaAmsterdam University Press

Norms, normativity, and the transgression thereof have long been topics of special interest in the social sciences; however, these studies routinely demonstrate an inherent fluidity between normativity and deviance, making the study of either in isol... Read More about A Deviant Word Hoard: A Preliminary Study of Non-Normative Terms in Early Medieval Scandinavia.

Self-Defence and Its Limits in Marguerite Porete's Mirror of Simple Souls (2019)
Journal Article
Trombley, J. L. (in press). Self-Defence and Its Limits in Marguerite Porete's Mirror of Simple Souls. Nottingham Medieval Studies, 63,

This article examines how Marguerite Porete defended her ideas in her mystical treatise The Mirror of Simple Souls, which along with its author was condemned as heretical in 1310. Most scholarship has focussed on the final sixteen chapters of the Mir... Read More about Self-Defence and Its Limits in Marguerite Porete's Mirror of Simple Souls.

Berserks Behaving Badly: Manipulating Normative Expectations in Eyrbyggja saga (2019)
Book Chapter
Ruiter, K. (in press). Berserks Behaving Badly: Manipulating Normative Expectations in Eyrbyggja saga. In Narrating Law and Laws of Narration in Medieval ScandinaviaDe Gruyter

A common thread running through the present volume is the consistent highlighting of the flexibility, negotiation, and pragmatism that is so apparent in narrated descriptions of law, legal norms, and legal practice in the medieval Scandinavian milieu... Read More about Berserks Behaving Badly: Manipulating Normative Expectations in Eyrbyggja saga.

The political is personal: an analysis of crowd-sourced political ideas and images from a Massive Open Online Course (2019)
Journal Article
Humphrey, M., Umbach, M., & Clulow, Z. (2019). The political is personal: an analysis of crowd-sourced political ideas and images from a Massive Open Online Course. Journal of Political Ideologies, 24(2), 121-138 . doi:10.1080/13569317.2019.1589958

The analysis of ideology at the vernacular level requires access to peer-to-peer political discussions amongst non-specialists. It is in these discursive exchanges that political views are articulated, refined, and revised. Such exchanges are, howeve... Read More about The political is personal: an analysis of crowd-sourced political ideas and images from a Massive Open Online Course.

Lousy revolutionaries: fiction, feminism, and failure in Ilene Segalove's The Riot Tapes (1984) (2019)
Journal Article
Bradnock, L. (2019). Lousy revolutionaries: fiction, feminism, and failure in Ilene Segalove's The Riot Tapes (1984). Oxford Art Journal, doi:10.1093/oxartj/kcy031

In 1970, Ilene Segalove was a student at the University of California, Santa Barbara, during a period of violent protests against the American Vietnam War. In 1984, as Ronald Reagan was elected to his second term as US President, Segalove made a vide... Read More about Lousy revolutionaries: fiction, feminism, and failure in Ilene Segalove's The Riot Tapes (1984).

Different strokes: judicial violence in Viking-Age England and Scandinavia (2019)
Journal Article
Ruiter, K., & Ashby, S. P. (2019). Different strokes: judicial violence in Viking-Age England and Scandinavia. Viking and Medieval Scandinavia, 14, 153-184. doi:10.1484/j.vms.5.116393

This paper takes a fresh look at the use of judicial violence in the societies of Viking-Age England and Scandinavia. Using interdisciplinary methodologies, it considers legal, historical, literary, and archaeological evidence for judicially-prescrib... Read More about Different strokes: judicial violence in Viking-Age England and Scandinavia.

Photography, Migration and Identity: A German-Jewish-American Story (2019)
Book
Umbach, M., & Sulzener, S. (in press). Photography, Migration and Identity: A German-Jewish-American Story. Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-00784-3

Between the 1933 Nazi seizure of power and their 1941 prohibition on all Jewish emigration, around 90,000 German Jews moved to the United States. Using the texts and images from a personal archive, this book explores how these refugees made sense of... Read More about Photography, Migration and Identity: A German-Jewish-American Story.

Italy and early medieval Europe: papers for Chris Wickham (2018)
Book
R. Balzaretti, J. Barrow, & P. Skinner (Eds.), (2018). Italy and early medieval Europe: papers for Chris Wickham

This volume represents a comprehensive survey of recent work in medieval Italian history and archaeology by an international cast of contributors, arranged within a broader context of studies of other regions and major historical transitions in Europ... Read More about Italy and early medieval Europe: papers for Chris Wickham.

Citizen Refugee: Forging the Indian Nation after Partition (2018)
Book
Sen, U. (2018). Citizen Refugee: Forging the Indian Nation after Partition. Cambridge University Press (CUP). https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108348553

This innovative study explores the interface between nation-building and refugee rehabilitation in post-partition India. Relying on archival records and oral histories, Uditi Sen analyses official policy towards Hindu refugees from eastern Pakistan t... Read More about Citizen Refugee: Forging the Indian Nation after Partition.

Uncovering Constans’ image (2018)
Book
WOUDHUYSEN, G. (2018). Uncovering Constans’ image. In D. P. Burgersdijk, & A. J. Ross (Eds.), Imagining emperors in the later Roman empire, 158-182. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers. doi:10.1163/9789004370920_009

Gibbon among the Barbarians (2018)
Book Chapter
Woudhuysen, G. (2018). Gibbon among the Barbarians. In K. O'Brien, & B. Young (Eds.), The Cambridge companion to Edward Gibbon, 93-109. Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi:10.1017/9781139547291.007

Pilgrimage and travel writing in early sixteenth-century England: the pilgrimage accounts of Thomas Larke and Robert Langton (2017)
Journal Article
Lutton, R. (2017). Pilgrimage and travel writing in early sixteenth-century England: the pilgrimage accounts of Thomas Larke and Robert Langton. Viator, 48(3), 333-357. doi:10.1484/J.VIATOR.5.116358

By 1500 more than 500 written accounts of the Jerusalem pilgrimage alone had been produced in the West, and yet such works continued to be written and, increasingly, printed. How did these works retain their popularity, who was writing them and why?... Read More about Pilgrimage and travel writing in early sixteenth-century England: the pilgrimage accounts of Thomas Larke and Robert Langton.

Giovanni de Matociis and the Codex Oratorianus of the De uiris illustribus urbis Romae (2017)
Journal Article
Stover, J., & Woudhuysen, G. (2017). Giovanni de Matociis and the Codex Oratorianus of the De uiris illustribus urbis Romae. Exemplaria Classica, 21, (125-148). ISSN 2173-6839

One of the most curious manuscripts of the De uiris illustribus is Biblioteca dei Girolamini, XL pil. VI, no. XIII. This manuscript has been thought either to go back to the early Veronese humanist Giovanni de Matociis, or to contain authentic ancien... Read More about Giovanni de Matociis and the Codex Oratorianus of the De uiris illustribus urbis Romae.

Remigius and the 'Important News' of Clovis rewritten (2017)
Journal Article
Barrett, G., & Woudhuysen, G. (2017). Remigius and the 'Important News' of Clovis rewritten. Antiquité tardive, 24, (471-500). doi:10.1484/j.at.5.112639. ISSN 1250-7334

Cet article est un nouvel examen de la Lettre austrasienne n° 2, adressée par Rémi, évêque de Reims, à Clovis, roi des Francs. Nous proposons une nouvelle transcription du texte, accompagnée d’une traduction et suivie d’une étude des interprétations... Read More about Remigius and the 'Important News' of Clovis rewritten.

Domestic buildings: understanding houses and society (2016)
Book Chapter
King, C. (2016). Domestic buildings: understanding houses and society. The Routledge handbook of material culture in Early Modern Europe, 111-125. Routledge

This chapter argues that understanding consumption must involve contextualising objects; the built environment has often been treated as a passive backdrop or container for new goods in the early modern world, rather than a socially, economically and... Read More about Domestic buildings: understanding houses and society.