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Associate Professor Andrew Brown

Associate Professor

School of Humanities

Research Expertise

Research Interests

My main areas of research are religion, ceremony and urban society in late medieval Europe. My main publications are:

Books:

Civic Ceremony and Religion in Medieval Bruges c.1300-1520 (Cambridge University Press, 2011).

Court and Civic Society in the Low Countries c.1420-1520, co-authored with Graeme Small (Manchester University Press, 2007).

Church and Society in England 1000-1500 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003).

Popular Piety in Late Medieval England: the Diocese of Salisbury c.1250-1550 (Oxford University Press, 1995)

Articles in journals:

Charisma and Routine: Shaping the Memory of Brother Richard and Joan of Arc, Religions, 3(4) (2012), pp. 1162-1179.

Devotion and Emotion: Creating the Devout Body in Late Medieval Bruges, Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures, 1(2), (2012), pp. 210-34.

Liturgical Memory and Civic Conflict: The Entry of Emperor Frederick III and Maximilian, King of the Romans, into Bruges on 1 August 1486, Publications du Centre Européen d'Etudes Bourguignonnes, 52 (2012), pp. 129-48.

Urban Jousts in the Later Middle Ages: the White Bear of Bruges, Revue Belge de Philologie et d'Histoire, 78 (2000), pp. 315-30.

Bruges and the Burgundian Theatre-State: Charles the Bold and Our Lady of the Snow, History, 84 (1999), pp. 573-89.

Civic Ritual: Bruges and the Counts of Flanders in the Later Middle Ages, English Historical Review, 112 (1997), pp. 277-99.

Chapters in books:

Exit Ceremonies in Late Medieval Bruges, in W. Blockmans, Till Holger-Bochert, N. Gabriëls, J. Oosterman, A. Van Oosterwijk (eds.), Staging the Court of Burgundy (Brepols: Harvery Miller Publishers; Turnhout, 2013), pp. 113-19.

Co-authored with Jan Dumolyn: Brugge rond 1400: de sociaal-economische, politieke, culturele en religieuze context, in A. Koldewij (ed.), Liefde en Devotie. Het Gruuthuse-handschrift (Bruges, 2013), pp. 37-49.

Ritual and State-Building: Ceremonies in Late Medieval Bruges, in J. Leeuwen (ed.) Symbolic Communication in Medieval Town (Leuven University Press, 2006), pp. 1-28.

Perceptions of Relics: Civic Religion in Late Medieval Bruges, in D. H. Strickland (ed.), Images of Medieval Sanctity: Essays in Honour of Gary Dickson (Brill: Leiden, 2007), pp. 185-205.

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Brown, AD. (2016). Cities, nations and divine service: Identifying Spanish merchants in late medieval Bruges. Urban History. 44(2), 166-187
[Journal article]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2016). Civic Religion in Late Medieval Europe. Journal of Medieval History. 42(3), 338-356 Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?journalCode=rmed20
[Journal article]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2012). Book review: Rhetoric, power and entry ceremonies, in regard to Spectacle, rhetoric and power, The triumphal entry of Prince Philip of Spain into Antwerp by Bussels, S.. Queeste: tijdschrift over middeleeuwse letterkunde in de Nederlanden. 19(1), 74-76 Retrieved from http://translate.google.co.nz/translate?hl=en&sl=nl&u=http://www.queeste.verloren.nl/&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dqueeste%2Bjournal%26hl%3Den%26tbo%3Dd%26rlz%3D1R2MXGB_enNZ511%26biw%3D1049%26bih%3D615&sa=X&ei=oW4ZUannJYaZiAeT9IGQCQ&ved=0CC8Q7gEwAA
[Journal article]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2012). Devotion and emotion: Creating the devout body in Late Medieval Bruges. Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures. 1(2), 210-234 Retrieved from http://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/journals/digital_philology/v001/1.2.brown.html
[Journal article]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2012). Charisma and routine: Shaping the memory of Brother Richard and Joan of Arc. Religions. 3(4), 1162-1179 Retrieved from http://www.mdpi.com/2077-1444/3/4/1162
[Journal article]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2012). Liturgical memory and civic conflict: The entry of Emperor Frederick III and Maximilian, King of the Romans, into Bruges on 1 August 1486. Publications du Centre Européen d'Etudes Bourguignonnes. 52, 129-148 Retrieved from https://brepols.metapress.com/content/qv6lq25045005m23/resource-secured/?target=fulltext.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (1999). Bruges and the ‘Burgundian Theatre-State’: Charles the Bold and Our Lady of the Snow. History: the journal of the Historical Association. 84, 573-589
[Journal article]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (1997). Civic Ritual: Bruges and the Counts of Flanders in the Later Middle Age. The English Historical Review. 112, 277-299
[Journal article]Authored by: Brown, A.

Book

Brown, AD., & Dumolyn,, J. (Eds.) (2017). Medieval Urban Culture. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols
[Edited Book]Edited by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD., & Dumolyn,, J. (2017). Medieval Urban Culture: Conceptual and Historiographical Problems. In A. Brown, & J. Dumolyn (Eds.) Medieval Urban Culture. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols
[Chapter]Authored by: Brown, A.Edited by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD., & Griffiths, J. (Eds.) (2017). The citizen. past and present. Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press
[Edited Book]Edited by: Brown, A., Griffiths, J.
Brown, AD., & Griffiths, J. (Eds.) (2017). The Citizen. Past and Present. : Massey University Press
[Edited Book]Authored by: Brown, A., Griffiths, J.Edited by: Brown, A., Griffiths, J.
Brown, AD. (2017). Medieval citizenship: Bruges in the later middle ages. In AD. Brown, & J. Griffiths (Eds.) The Citizen. Past and Present. (pp. 85 - 106). : Massey University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2017). The citizen: From ancient to postmodern. In A. Brown, & J. Griffiths (Eds.) The citizen: Past and present. (pp. 9 - 22). Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2016). The Archery Guild and Popular Religion. In J. Dumolyn, & A. Vandewalle (Eds.) Sint-Sebastiaan binnen Brugge. 660 jaar gildearchief. (pp. 87 - 101). Bruges: Flin Graphic Group, Oostkamp
[Chapter]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD., & Dumolyn, J. (2013). Brugge rond 1400: de sociaaleconomische, politieke en religieuze context. In J. Koldeweij, E. Tahon, & I. Geysen (Eds.) Liefde en Devotie. Het Gruuthusehandschrift: kunst en cultuur omstreeks 1400. (pp. 36 - 49). Bruges: WPG BE DBBA/Ludion/Lido
[Chapter]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2012). Exit ceremonies in Burgundian Bruges. In TH. Borchert, W. Blockmans, N. Gabriels, J. Oosterman, & A. Van Oosterwijk (Eds.) Staging the court of Burgundy. (pp. 113 - 119). : Harvey Miller Publishers
[Chapter]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD.(2011). Civic ceremony and religion in Medieval Bruges c. 1300-1520. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press
[Authored Book]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, A., & Small, G.(2007). Court and civic society in the Burgundian low Countries c.1420-1530. : Manchester University Press
[Authored Book]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2007). Perceptions of Relics: Civic Religion in Late Medieval Bruges. In Images of Medieval Sanctity. (pp. 185 - 205). Leiden and Boston: Brill
[Chapter]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2006). 'Ritual and State-Building: Ceremonies in Late Medieval Bruges', in Symbolic Communication in the Medieval Town, ed. J. Leeuwen, pp. 1-28.. In Symbolic Communication in the Medieval Town. Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, A.(2003). Church and Society in England, 1000-1500. : Palgrave Macmillan
[Authored Book]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD.(1995). Popular Piety in Late Medieval England. The Diocese of Salisbury 1250-1550. : Oxford University Press, USA
[Authored Book]Authored by: Brown, A.

Conference

Brown, AD.Foreign exchanges: Identities in late medieval Bruges. . Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD.Huizinga's Autumn: The Burgundian court at play. . New York, USA
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2015, November). Ideals of citizenship: Good and bad citizens in late medieval Europe. Presented at Ka Awatea III: Citizenship. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2015, August). Citizenship in Late Medieval Europe. Presented at Citizenship: Past and Present. Massey University, Turitea site, Wharerata Russell room.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Brown, A.
Watson, GD. (2015, August). Sport and Citizenship in New Zealand. Presented at Citizenship: Past and Present. Russell Room, Wharerata, Massey University.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Watson, G.Contributed to by: Watson, G.Edited by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2014, January). Urban Culture and Ideologies in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: c.1100-1600: An Introduction. Presented at Urban Culture and Ideologies in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Albany campus, Massey.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2012, December). Introduction to urban culture and ideologies. Presented at Urban Culture and Ideologies in a Medieval Metropolis: Bruges, Twelfth-Sixteenth Centuries (in a comparative perspective). Bruges, Belgium.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2011, September). Liturgical Memory and Civic Politics: the Entry of Emperor Frederick III and Maximilian, King of the Romans, into Bruges 1486. Presented at Memoires conflictuelles et mythes concurrents dans les pays bourguignons (ca 1380-1580). Luxembourg.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2011, April). Public Processions and Inner Emotion in Late Medieval Bruges. Presented at MEDEMS (The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern European Studies): Devotion and Emotion in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. University of Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2011, February). Civic Religion in Late Medieval Europe. Presented at ANZAMEMS (The Australian and New Zealand Association of Medieval and Early Modern Studies). University of Otago, Dunedin.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2009, May). Exit Ceremonies in Late Medieval Bruges. Presented at The Splendour of Burgundy (1419-1482). An Interdisciplinary Approach. Bruges.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Brown, A.

Other

Brown, AD. (2013). Civic Ceremony and Religion in Medieval Bruges, 1300-1520. Cambridge University Press
[Other]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2012). Spectacle, Rhetoric and Power. (pp. 74 - 76).
[Other]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD. (2011). Book Review of "The Good King. René of Anjou and Fifteenth Century Europe". By Margaret L. Kekewich. Palgrave Macmillan. 2008.. (pp. 209 - 209). Blackwell
[Other]Authored by: Brown, A.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 0 1

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 2016 - Eva Amanda McVitty - PhD
    Treason, Manhood, and the English State. Shaping constitutional ideas and political subjects through the laws of treason, 1397-1424

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