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Prof Andrew Brown MA, PhD, BA

Professor

School of Humanities Media and Creative Comm

Professional

Qualifications

  • Master of Arts - University of Oxford (1991)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Oxford (1991)
  • Bachelor of Arts - University of Oxford (1986)

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 2

Research Outputs

Journal

Brown, A. (2021). Passing the Time: The Role of the Dice in Late Medieval Pardon Letters. Speculum: a journal of Medieval studies. 96(3), 699-725
[Journal article]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, A. (2021). Games and Sloth: Working for the Common Good in Late Medieval Flanders. The English Historical Review. 136(579), 276-303
[Journal article]Authored by: Brown, A.
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, A. (2019). Huizinga’s Autumn. The Burgundian Court at Play. In P. Arnade, M. Howell, & A. Van der Lem (Eds.) Rereading Huizinga. Autumn of the Middle Ages, a Century Later. (pp. 25 - 39). Amsterdam University Press: Amsterdam University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, A., & Dumolyn, J.(2018). Medieval Bruges c. 850–1550. : Cambridge University Press
[Authored Book]Authored by: Brown, A.
Brown, AD., & Dumolyn,, J. (Eds.) (2017). Medieval urban culture. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols
[Edited Book]Authored by: Brown, A.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. (pp. 1 - 26). 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, I. Geysen, & E. Tahon (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, United States of America
[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.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 148.116 The Medieval World and its Legacy
  • 148.339 Court Culture in Late Medieval Europe

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Main Supervisor 1 1

Current Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • Amelia Barker - Doctor of Philosophy
    Laywomen and Authority in France during the Great Western Schism, 1378 to 1417.

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

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