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  • 3
    Jun

    2021

    Rethinking Princely Power

    What did it mean to be a prince in the Middle Ages? During the Hundred Years’ War (c. 1337–1453), the kingdom of France contained a number of powerful duchies and counties, such as Brittany in the...

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  • 5
    May

    2021

    A Forgotten Colossus: Recovering the Legacies of...

    Recent controversies remind us that popular perceptions can be as crucial as plinths and pedestals for propping up monuments. A perfect storm of controversy in 2016, and again in 2020, led to the dismantling,...

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  • 16
    Apr

    2021

    The Adriatic, sea of stories

    My mother’s family comes from Dugi Otok, the outermost island in the Zadar archipelago, off the Dalmatian coast of Croatia. I was often told as a child that from the island’s western cliffs you could...

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  • 11
    Mar

    2021

    Manuel II Palaiologos (1350–1425)

    Few Byzantine emperors had a life as tumultuous as that of Manuel II Palaiologos (1350-1425). Living and ruling during the last decades of the Byzantine Empire, Manuel witnessed civil wars between the...

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  • 19
    Feb

    2021

    Alliances and Sovereignty in European History

    In the last decade, Western Europe’s two main systems of alliance – NATO and the EU – have both experienced crises that threatened their existence. From battles over economic austerity,...

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  • 28
    Oct

    2020

    Paper in Medieval England: from Pulp to Fictions

    When I started to dream up my book Paper in Medieval England: from Pulp to Fictions, I wanted to find out why medieval people were interested in paper and how paper became a success story in pre-modern...

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  • 14
    Jul

    2020

    Who Sets the Limits of Conventionality?

    The popularity and spread of the rite of self-coronation reached its zenith with Napoleon’s imperial self-coronation in Paris in 1804. This event achieved world notoriety in large part because of the...

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  • 29
    Jun

    2020

    Managing memory

    The rewriting of history to suit a current political agenda is not new. Nor is the creative representation of particular individuals or institutions only a modern phenomenon. The extraordinary serial...

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