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International Womens’ Day: An Interview with Rebecca Rist

This month is Womens’ History Month and today, 8th March, is International Womens’ Day. So we’ve taken the opportunity to talk to Dr Rebecca Rist, one of the few young female academics working on the medieval papacy, and find out … Continue reading

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A Bluffers Guide to the Medieval Papacy

By Dr Rebecca Rist, Associate Professor in Medieval History For some reason my students often find it difficult to remember their medieval popes. I can’t think why. So in the spirit of 1066 and All That here, in chronological order, … Continue reading

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Popes & Jews, and Otherworlds: Two new Medieval Monographs

Yesterday, Thursday 17th March 2016, the Department of History and the Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies (GCMS) held a book launch for two new medieval monographs from Oxford University Press (OUP).  Thanks to their authors, Dr Rebecca Rist and Dr … Continue reading

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