As well as researching and writing, a large part of academic work is presenting your findings. Christophe’s work is featured in the recently published conference proceeding, La Paix de Fexhe (1316) et les révoltes dans la Principauté de Liège et dans les Pays-Bas méridionaux. Here, he presents a post which looks at life in the courts of the prince-bishops of Liège. drawing on some of the themes of his paper.
In the second of her posts on modern views of the Middle Ages, Laura considers how the work of the engaging historian is a careful balancing act between over-simplification and mind-boggling detail. Does a simplistic view of the Middle Ages hide interesting facts, and darker truths, from a non-specialist audience?