Our expertise in religious history ranges from late antiquity to the early modern period, across Europe and the Mediterranean world to Britain and Ireland.
Our research interests encompass a variety of themes including the papacy, ecumenical councils, medieval monasticism, medieval heresy, charitable institutions and the Counter-Reformation.
More specific concerns informing our research are:
- The social context of religious belief and religious institutions
- The interplay between narrative forms and religious experience and action
- The relationship between politics and religion
Our community of scholars is internationally renowned in the field of religious history: