Research in this group


Research in Medieval and Early Modern History

This area interlocks with the history of Wales and includes Claydon, Hagger, Johns, Pryce, Powell, and Roberts. Research has continued to focus on power in the 10th–13th centuries – political, administrative (Hagger) and gender histories (Johns) – and on the construction of the histories and narratives of the Middle Ages by 19th- and 20th-century historians (Pryce). There are also strengths in early modern British political, social, cultural, and religious history (Powell, Claydon). Collaborations with other universities are hugely strengthened by the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, a BU/Aberystwyth University interdisciplinary humanities grouping, with participation by Swansea and Trinity St Davids.