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Christopher Fletcher

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Axes de recherche

Conferences

2017    ‘Pratiques politiques quotidiennes/Everyday Political Practices’, first in a series of three events funded by the university of Lille as part of the programme ‘Cultures politiques quotidiennes’, co-organised with G. Bartholeyns, M. Charpy and E. Lecuppre-Desjardin, 21 September 2017.

2016     ‘Décrire la ville’, colloquium co-organised with E. Vagnon, A. Mairey and Benoît Grévin at LaMOP (CNRS/Université de Paris I), 8 December 2016.

2015    ‘Le genre textuel, le genre social: Normes, discours et pratiques’, colloquium co-organised with E. Vagnon, A. Mairey and Benoît Grévin at LaMOP (CNRS/Université de Paris I), 17 December 2015.

2014    ‘For a History of Space in the Middle Ages: Using Texts and Images’, colloquium co-organised with E. Vagnon, A. Mairey and Benoît Grévin at LaMOP (CNRS/Université de Paris I), 4 December 2014.

2014    ‘Leadership, Authority and Masculinity: From Antiquity to the Contemporary World’, co-organised with Sean Brady and Lucy Riall (Birkbeck, London) and Rachel Moss (Corpus Christi, Oxford) at the University of London Institute in Paris, 5-6 September 2014

2014    ‘Atelier PALM-Méditext’ co-organised with Jean-Philippe Genet, University of Paris I, 27-28 March 2014.

2013    ‘The Poem and the Historian’ co-organised with Benoît Grévin and Aude Mairey at LaMOP (CNRS/Université de Paris I), 28 November 2013.

2013    ‘Political Language: The Study of Terminology as a Tool in Social and Political History’, co-organised with Miri Rubin, Queen Mary, London, 26 March 2013.

2011    ‘The State of the Art in Corpus Linguistics and Semi-Automatic Lemmatisation in Medieval English, French and Latin’, with Jean-Philippe Genet, University of Paris I, 18-19 May 2011.

Recent Papers

2016    ‘Politics’ at Tyrannous Constructs or Tools of the Trade?, workshop organised by Peter Crooks and Jackson Armstrong, Trinity College Dublin, 30-31 May 2016.

2016    ‘Hot and cold politics in fourteenth-century English towns’ at Cold politics in premodern Europe, workshop organised by Tom Johnson and Claire Judde de Larivière at Birkbeck College, London, 4 March 2016.

2015    ‘Entre culture cléricale et culture nobiliaire ? Le Livre de Seyntz Medicines de Henri Grosmont, duc de Lancastre’ at Le genre textuel, le genre social : normes, discours et pratiques , colloquium at LaMOP, university of Paris I, 17 December 2015.

2015    ‘Rumour right and wrong: The dangerous power of common talk in late medieval English towns’ at the North American Conference on British Studies, 13-15 Nov. 2015, Little Rock, Arkansas.

2015    ‘Gouvernance, genre et culture matérielle dans les villes anglaises du bas Moyen Âge’ at La culture matérielle : un objet en question, colloquium organised by Luc Bourgeois and Laurent Feller at CRAHAM, university of Caen, 9-10 October 2015.

2015    ‘Masculinités et gouvernance dans les villes anglaises à la fin du Moyen Âge : Langue commune ou sous-cultures ?’ at Langages politiques populaires à la fin du Moyen Âge: Reprise, réappropriation, création, Rome, 26-28 May 2015. Colloque conclusif du projet Communauté, langage et politiques populaires à la fin du Moyen Âge (HAR – 30035).

2015    ‘Construire un langage technique dans une deuxième langue : L’anglo-français et la loi anglaise à la fin du Moyen Âge’ at the research seminar Vocabulaires et techniques, 11 May 2015, LaMOP, CNRS-University of Paris I.

2014    ‘Discourses of rule in the Coventry Leet Book : The possibilities of a digital approach’ at the Leeds International Medieval Conference, 7-10 July 2014.

2014    ‘Are there « constitutional » ideas in the rolls of the English parliament, 1340-1422 ?’ at Des Chartes aux Constitutions : Autour de l’idée constitutionelle en Europe (XIIe-XVIIesiècle), ed. François Foronda and Jean-Philippe Genet at the Casa de Velázquez, Madrid, January 2014.

2013    ‘Un tournant « pragmatique » dans la culture politique anglaise, XIIIe-XVe siècle’ organised by Jean-Philippe Genet at the École française de Rome, December 2013.

2013    ‘Sire, uns hom sui : Transgression et inversion par rapport à quelle(s) norme(s) dans l’histoire des masculinités médiévales ?’ at an international conference Féminité et masculinité altérées : Transgression et inversion des genres au Moyen Âge, organised by Eva Pibiri and Fanny Abbott at the university of Lausanne, November 2013.

2013    ‘Les langages du Parlement anglais’ at an international conference on the theme Consensus et représentation, organised by Olivier Mattéoni, Jean-Philippe Genet and Dominique Le Page at the university of Bourgogne, Dijon, March 2013.

2013    ‘Langue, guerre et nation en Angleterre’, at a workshop Guerres, ‘Nation’, ‘Sentiment national’ à la fin du Moyen Âge: Retour critique organised at the university of Paris I by Nicolas Offenstadt, March 2013.

2012    ‘PALM: A computer application for the semi-automatic lemmatization of late medieval texts (Middle English, French, Latin)’ at the university of Frankfurt, April 2012, and the university of Edinburgh, October 2012.

2011    ‘Masculinity and political authority in the later middle ages’, seminar of Jörg Rogge, university of Mainz, December 2011.

2011    ‘King as king : king as man, the case of Henry V’, conference Le corps du prince, en l’honneur d’A. Paravicini Bagliani, organised by A. Marchandisse et al., university of Liège November 2011.

2011    ‘Looking for “key terms” in late medieval politics’ at the Leeds International Medieval Conference, July 2011.

2011    ‘The manhood of Henry V’ at Henry V: From prince to king, workshop organised by Gwilym Dodd, university of Nottingham, July 2011.

2010    ‘La force politique de la manhood : Le Boke of Noblesse de William Worcester’, at the international conference on the theme La légitimité implicite, organised by Jean-Philippe Genet at the École Française de Rome, December 2010.

2010    ‘Manhood, kingship and the public in late medieval England’, at the conference Masculinity and political leadership, organised by Lucy Riall and Sean Brady at Birkbeck College, London, December 2010.  

2010    Round table at the international conference The languages of political society, organised by Andrea Gamberini and Andrea Zorzi at the Università degli Studi, Milan, October 2010.

2009    ‘I clamour, you murmur, they rebel. Political discourse before and after 1381’, during the international conference Signs and Voices of the People organised by Jan Dumolyn and V. Challet, University of Ghent, November 2009.

2009    ‘La masculinité et la politique du XIIe au XVIe siècle : comment réconcilier le changement et la longue durée ?’, at the international conference L’histoire des hommes et de la masculinité organised by Anne-Marie Sohn and Didier Lett at the École Nationale Supérieure, Lyon, June 2009.

2008    ‘Établir le bien commun et les biens communs à la fin du moyen âge. Stratégies politiques et rhétoriques dans les petitions anglaises, c.1350-c.1450’,  at Le Bien Commun conference organised by Franck Collard at the University of Paris X, Nanterre, December 2008.

2008    ‘Some public spheres in the later middle ages: talking with and about the king, in the international conference’, Espace public, opinion et communication politique à la fin du Moyen Age : concepts, sources, historiographie organised by Vincent Challet and Hipólita Rafael Oliva at the University of Seville, September 2008.