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Legal Custom & Lex Castrensis?: Using Law and Literature to Navigate the North-Sea Neighbourhood in the Late Viking Age (2020)
Book Chapter
Ruiter, K. (in press). Legal Custom & Lex Castrensis?: Using Law and Literature to Navigate the North-Sea Neighbourhood in the Late Viking Age. In Britain and its Neighbours. London: Routledge

In his Lex Castrensis, the thirteenth-century Danish writer Sven Aggesen tells the story of the creation of a law that he attributes to Knútr inn ríki (Cnut the Great) as a means of governing his substantial military following of retainers, known as... Read More about Legal Custom & Lex Castrensis?: Using Law and Literature to Navigate the North-Sea Neighbourhood in the Late Viking Age.

A spoonful of sugar: Medication and the psychoanalytic body (2020)
Journal Article
Wright, C. (2020). A spoonful of sugar: Medication and the psychoanalytic body. Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society, 25, 135–154. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41282-019-00146-4

© 2020, Springer Nature Limited. This article employs a Lacanian framework to re-visit the vexed relationship between psychoanalysis and medication, which, it is claimed, also pertains to debates about the status of the psychoanalytic body. Whilst ac... Read More about A spoonful of sugar: Medication and the psychoanalytic body.

Linking Law: Viking and Medieval Scandinavian Law in Literature and History (2020)
Journal Article
Ruiter, K. (2020). Linking Law: Viking and Medieval Scandinavian Law in Literature and History. The Historian, 8-12

This short magazine article highlights ongoing interdisciplinary scholarship which has cast light on the surprisingly sophisticated world of Viking-Age and Medieval Scandinavian law and its wide-ranging influence in these societies.

‘Aprendiz de Proust’: Gilberto Freyre in Search of a Lost Past and a Renewed Future in Aventura e rotina (2019)
Journal Article
Miranda, R. (2019). ‘Aprendiz de Proust’: Gilberto Freyre in Search of a Lost Past and a Renewed Future in Aventura e rotina. Bulletin of Spanish Studies, https://doi.org/10.1080/14753820.2019.1654266

The function of the self-proclaimed ‘Proustian’ traits of Gilberto Freyre’s work will act as the point of departure for a critique of Freyre’s conception of his non-fiction works, namely the travelogue Aventura e rotina (1953). As Freyre strategicall... Read More about ‘Aprendiz de Proust’: Gilberto Freyre in Search of a Lost Past and a Renewed Future in Aventura e rotina.

Lacan's May '68: Analysing the Institution in the Wake of the University Discourse (2019)
Book Chapter
Wright, C. (in press). Lacan's May '68: Analysing the Institution in the Wake of the University Discourse. In Other ‘68s: Lineages and Legacies of May ‘68

This chapter tracks the psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan’s evolving position on the French experi-ence of May 1968. Lacanian notions around structure and desire were clearly at play in the run up to the May events and initially Lacan was supportive of bot... Read More about Lacan's May '68: Analysing the Institution in the Wake of the University Discourse.

A study of the glazing techniques and provenances of Tang sancai glazes using elemental and lead isotope analyses (2018)
Journal Article
Shen, J. Y., Henderson, J., Evans, J., Chenery, S., & Zhao, F. Y. (2018). A study of the glazing techniques and provenances of Tang sancai glazes using elemental and lead isotope analyses. Archaeometry, doi:10.1111/arcm.12436

This study analyses the elemental compositions and lead isotope ratios of Tang sancai glazes unearthed from the Huangpu kiln, the Huangye kiln, and two Tang sancai tomb sites. The Huangpu kiln and Huangye kiln Tang sancai glazes feature distinct lead... Read More about A study of the glazing techniques and provenances of Tang sancai glazes using elemental and lead isotope analyses.



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