Dr Catherine Holmes

Teaching

I would like to hear from potential DPhil students regarding:

  • Byzantine Political, Cultural and Diplomatic History (900-1500)
  • Eastern Mediterranean Political, Social and Cultural History (900-1500)

I currently teach:

Masters:

I supervise students for theses in the MSt in Medieval History and Medieval Studies as well as for essay topics in the MSt and MPhil in Late Antique and Byzantine Studies

Prelims

FHS

HBI 3

HBI 3

General 2: Medieval Christendom and Its Neighbours, 1000-1300

General 4, 5,6, 7

Optional: English Chivalry and the French War

Further Subject: The Crusades

  Special Subject:  Byzantium in the Age of Constantine
  Porphyrogenitus
 

Disciplines of History

  Undergraduate dissertations

Publications

  • Global Byzantium: Whirlwind Romance or Fundamental Paradigm Shift?

  • The Global Middle Ages: The East

  • De-centring Twelfth-Century Constantinople: Archbishop Eustathios and the Norman Conquest of Thessalonica Revisited

  • Introduction: Towards a Global Middle Ages

  • Politics, c.1000-1500: Mediation and Communication

  • More