Category Archives: Europe

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Stadsarchief Gent, Belgium

A review of the Stadsarchief Gent (Ghent, Belgium). This brief assessment of the civic archive in Ghent is based on several trips of varying durations…

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Portugal, Commercial Diplomacy & Trade 1143-1488

A review of Portugal and the Medieval Atlantic. Commercial Diplomacy, Merchants, and Trade, 1143-1488 by Flávio Miranda. Portuguese overseas trade has been mainly associated with…

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The Crusades in the Aegean c.1300-50

A review of Motivations and Responses to Crusades in the Aegean: c. 1300-1350, by Mike Carr.  In this thesis, submitted for the degree of Ph.D. in…

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English Landscapes & Identities Project

The English Landscapes and Identities project Since the early 1990s, when archaeological investigation was made a routine aspect of development and construction work in many…

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Crowdfunding in Academia

Crowdfunding in Academia The concept of patronage as a means of supporting scientific or artistic research has a long history. From William Shakespeare to Leonardo…

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New Series: Medieval Studies

We are delighted to announce the launch of “Medieval Studies Dissertation Reviews,” a new series spotlighting recently defended, unpublished dissertations on a variety of subjects…