The Leicester Medieval Research Centre


Name Subject(s) Email
Professor Neil Christie, MRC Director
Late Antiquity; early medieval archaeology, especially Italy and Britain; urbanism and landscape change 
Dr James Bothwell 
English medieval political and social history 
Dr Jose Carvajal Lopez
Islamic archaeology (eastern Mediterranean - Persian Gulf); medieval Iberia
Dr David Clark
Medieval gender and sexuality
Dr Anne Marie D'Arcy Medieval and Renaissance Language and Literature, and 19th and 20th century medievalism
Professor Emeritus Chris Dyer
Social, economic and landscape history
Dr David Edwards
Landscape archaeology, especially in North Africa
Professor Emeritus Norman Housley
Crusading and crusading ideas
Dr Richard Jones
People and the land between c.400 and c.1500 AD
Dr Susan Kilby
Peasants' relationships with the landscape in the later Middle Ages, manorial administration, palaeography
Dr Andy Merrills
The history and culture of late antiquity, especially North Africa
Alex Moseley
Medieval paleography (and digitisation thereof) and archaeology
Deirdre O'Sullivan
Medieval archaeology, friaries
Dr Ben Parsons
English language and theory
Professor Joanna Story
Early medieval European history, archaeology, manuscript studies and epigraphy
Dr Richard Thomas
The archaeology of animal bones and human-animal relationships
Dr Matthew Tompkins
Late medieval rural, social and economic history, palaeography
Dr Jan Vandeburie
Knowledge exchange and cross-cultural interaction in the 12th- and 13th-century Mediterranean, crusades, pilgrimage, and travel writing

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