Dr James Davis

RESEARCH FOCUS

James Davis’s main research interests focus upon medieval social and economic history, particularly English markets, trades and towns.

He has examined the market culture of medieval England through a variety of literary and legal sources and published Medieval Market Morality: Life, Law and Ethics in the English Marketplace, 1200-1500 with Cambridge University Press in 2012.

His most recent project is on the subject of Medieval Street Life and was supported by a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship.

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

I am open to PhD applications in the fields of…

  • Medieval social and economic history
  • Medieval urban history
  • Pre-modern markets and trade
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Research students

PhD Title: Friars, Identity and Space in Medieval Irish Towns


Name: Rowena McCallum
Years of Study: 2016 - present
Country: UK

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Dr Robin McCallum


PhD Title: Bristol, Norwich and the Three Edwards, 1272-1350

Years of Study: 2012-15
Country: UK
Current position: QA Scientist at Almac

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Dr Derek Crosby


PhD Title: Contested Urban Spaces: Protest and Identity in Norwich, 1400-1800

Years of Study: 2012-17
Country: UK
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