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Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies


The list below shows Durham University research staff who are members of IMEMS. Click the member's name to see a more detailed biography and department.

We also welcome anyone from outside the University with an interest in our work to join. Membership is free of charge. You will receive invitations to our programme of events, with a weekly emails digest about what is happening in the Insitute and further afield. To join IMEMS contact:

Rev Dr Miranda Threlfall-Holmes

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Research Interests

  • Difference and diversity in the history of ideas and culture
  • Ecclesiastical history
  • Gender studies, particularly the religious history of women
  • Issues relating to university chaplaincy
  • Social history of monasticism
  • Spirituality
  • The history of Christianity

Teaching Groups

  • Medieval

Selected Publications

Authored book

Chapter in book

Journal Article

  • (2003). The import merchants of Newcastle upon Tyne, 1464-1520: some evidence from Durham Cathedral Priory. Northern History 40: 71-88.
  • (1999). Late medieval iron production and trade in the North East. Archaeologia Aeliana 5th series, 27: 109-22.

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