BA Hons (Durham), MPhil, PhD (Cambridge)
Lecturer in Medieval History
Modern History exams officer (L3); Elected member, SMB; Joint Pathway Co-ordinator - English and History
Tel: +44 (0) 28 9097 5037
James Davis was an undergraduate at the University of Durham and a postgraduate at the University of Cambridge, completing a PhD on retail trade and market culture in late medieval England. He was appointed to his present post at Queen's in February 2005.
Dr Davis's main research interests focus upon medieval social and economic history, particularly English markets, trade and towns. He has examined the market culture of medieval England through a variety of literary and legal sources and is currently preparing a book on the subject, which will published with Cambridge University Press in 2011. He has also worked and published on the early-Reformation heretical book trade.
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Dr James Davis teaches on the following programmes / modules:
|HIS3011||The Peasant's Revolt, 1381|
|HIS1003||The Black Death|
|HIS2052||Life, Love and Death in England and Ireland, c.1350-1650|
History and Historians: Contested Pasts
Medieval History strand on the MA Modern History programme
Current PhD Supervision: