Public lecture by Robert Bartlett: Saint-Making in the Middle Ages

January 12, 2011 - 15:30 - 17:10
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Event audience: 

The Department of Medieval Studies

of Central European University

cordially invites you

 to the public lecture of

Robert Bartlett


Saint-Making in the Middle Ages


at 15.30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12, 2011

CEU- Faculty Tower, FT 409

Budapest, V. Nádor u. 9.




Robert Bartlett is Bishop Wardlaw Professor of Mediaeval History at the University of St Andrews in Scotland and a Fellow of the British Academy. He received his university education at Cambridge, Oxford and Princeton, taught earlier at the universities of Edinburgh and Chicago and has held fellowships at the universities of Michigan, Princeton, Göttingen and Tel Aviv, and at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. His books are: Gerald of Wales, 1146-1223 (Oxford, 1982, reissued Stroud 2006), Trial by Fire and Water: The Medieval Judicial Ordeal (Oxford, 1986), The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization and Cultural Change 950-1350 (London and Princeton, 1993), England under the Norman and Angevin Kings 1075-1225 (Oxford, 2000), The Hanged Man: A Story of Miracle, Memory and Colonialism in the Middle Ages (Princeton, 2004) and The Natural and the Supernatural in the Middle Ages (Cambridge, 2008). The Making of Europe won the Wolfson Literary Prize for History and has been translated into German, Estonian, Polish, Japanese, Spanish, and Russian.