Monthly Archives: May 2015

Prof Frances Andrews’ Edited Volume: Churchmen and Urban Government in Late Medieval Italy


From the School of History webpage: Prof Frances Andrews‘ edited volume, Churchmen and Urban Government in Late Medieval Italy, c.1200–c.1450: Cases and Contexts, is an attempt to understand an intriguing phenomenon. It explores, through a number of case studies, the employment of members of monastic communities in urban government. The focus is, in particular, on paid, fixed service. These men were not involved in council, or high politics. Instead they were engaged in lower level, but equally essential, work: they might be […]

Spotlight on Professor Richard Kaeuper, 2014-2015 Bullough Fellow


Professor Richard Kaeuper is our 2014-2015 Donald Bullough Fellow from the University of Rochester. Those who hold this fellowship become part of the academic community of St Andrews, participating in various SAIMS activities, whilst working on their research projects. Richard has kindly shared some of the experiences he has had with both staff and students during his time with us in St Andrews: ‘I am glad to have opportunity to comment on various possibilities opened by the Bullough Fellowship in Spring […]