- ‘Who is more important: the geologist, or the person who stacked the shelves?’ The Value of Knowledge in Harsh Economic Times.
- Review Article: Rome a History of the Eternal City (BBC4)
- ‘Don’t get it right, get it finished’: how to complete your thesis/essay/etc, and how to let go
- Recent Work: History in the Liturgy of Twelfth-Century Durham
- Research-Led Public Engagement? Bravo, English Heritage at Framglinham Castle, Suffolk
Monthly Archives: March 2012
Castor minus the Bollux: modern-day feminism meets superb storytelling in Helen Castor’s She-Wolves (BBC).
Presented by Cambridge University’s Helen Castor, BBC4’s She-Wolves, is a new(ish) three-part series which examines the history of English queenship from the twelfth century down to the Tudor era. The BBC’s own website describes the series as an exploration of … Continue reading
Teaching Crusades: what do the students now think they know about the crusades and crusading? (Part two of two)
How do students react to being taught the topic if crusade? Last week I blogged about the challenges of delivering a one-hour lecture on the immensely broad topic of ‘Crusades and Crusading’. My blog, which you can read (here), noted … Continue reading