David Bourgeois is a PhD student at the University of Haute-Alsace (CRESAT). His thesis is on ‘The silver mines of the Southern Vosges at the end of the Middle Ages’ under the direction of Pierre Fluck and Jean-Jacques Schwien. He is a junior lecturer in archival and medieval history.
Jen Caddick is a PhD student in History at the University of Nottingham. Her thesis “The Distribution of Royal Patronage to the Gentry in the Minority of Henry VI, 1422 – c. 1437” examines the role of late-medieval understandings of service and reward, contemporary bureaucratic systems and government structures, and the social networks of the gentry in the maintenance of royal authority in England during this period of absentee kingship.
Web: https://nottingham.academia.edu/JenniferCaddick or https://vpp.midlands3cities.ac.uk/display/ahxjlcanottinghamacuk/Jen+Caddick
Joe Chick is a PhD student in the Department of History at the University of Warwick. He works on English urban society in the era of transition between the medieval and early modern periods. His thesis examines town–abbey relations under monastic lordship and the impact of the dissolution on urban society through a case study of Reading.
Cassidy Croci is a PhD Student with the Centre for the Viking Age in the School of English at the University of Nottingham. Her PhD research project is entitled ‘Visualising the Social Networks of Landnámabók’.
Dr Hervin Fernández-Aceves is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of History at Lancaster University. His research spans from the early to the central Middles ages in the western Mediterranean and the Byzantine empire. His current research project is entitled ‘Power, society, and (dis)connectivity in medieval Sardinia’ (@MedSardinia).
Julian Haseldine is a Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Hull. His research is on friendship and friendship networks in the Middle Ages, focussing especially on letter collections. He edited the Letters of Peter of Celle for Oxford Medieval Texts (2001) and has also published on the friendship networks of Bernard of Clairvaux and Peter the Venerable, among others. He is currently working on a book on friendship in the twelfth century.
Dr Matthew Hammond is a Research Associate in the Department of History at King’s College London. He works on networks of charter witnesses in the People of Medieval Scotland database, and is the administrator of SNARMA. His current project is The Community of the Realm in Scotland, 1249-1424. History, law and charters in a recreated kingdom (@cotr2020).
Email: email@example.com, or through SNARMA
Rachael Harkes is a PhD student at the University of Durham. Her PhD research focuses on the Ludlow Palmers Guild, 1250-1550.
Catherine Healy is a PhD student at the University of East Anglia. Her PhD research focuses on the Register of Master David of London- a collection of twelfth-century letters.
Esther Lewis is a former PhD student at the University of Nottingham and is funded by the AHRC Midlands 4 Cities Doctoral Training Partnership. Her thesis is entitled ‘Networks and Neighborhoods: Popular Piety in Pre-Reformation Bristol, 1400-1500’ and focuses of the networks of orthodox and heterodox devotional practice in the late medieval English port town. She is also currently co-editing a volume on Network Analysis in the discipline of history.
For a profile of Esther’s work, click here.
Isabelle Rosé is a Maîtresse de Conférences in University Rennes 2 (France), and a Research Associate in CNRS to the Lamop (Paris) for the year 2019-2020. She has examined tenth-century ego-networks (Odo of Cluny’s and Queen Emma of France’s), building on charters and narrative sources. Her current project is about the medieval notions of simony and Nicolaism, namely how they became closer from each other, by studying the network of quotations to which they have been gradually connected.
Dr Nicolas Ruffini-Ronzani is a Research Fellow of the FNRS at the University of Namur (Belgium). His current research project is entitled ‘Political structures and networks under the Baldwins of Hainaut (1051–1205/1206)’.
Evina Steinova is a postdoctoral researcher at Huygens ING, an institute of the Dutch Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences in Amsterdam. Her 2018-2021 project “Innovating Knowledge. Isidore’s Etymologiae in the Carolingian period.” is looking into the spreading of innovations in Carolingian context and the role of intellectual networks in this dissemination.
Dr David Zbíral is a historian of religion and associate professor at Masaryk University in Brno, the Czech Republic. He is currently the head of Masaryk University’s Centre for the Digital Research of Religion and principal investigator of the Dissident Networks Project. He uses methods of social network analysis to model the multi-layered interpersonal interactions in medieval inquisitorial records. His special interest is the situational emergence and transmission of institutions in social interaction, such as rituals, norms, shared meanings, and authority.