Professor Clare Downham M.A. (Hons), M.Phil, Ph.D. FSA.

Professor of Medieval History Institute of Irish Studies

    Research

    Research Overview

    "Medieval Studies
    Medieval Europe,especially Ireland, Britain AD 400-1350, and vikings. I am interested in supervising MRes and PhD students in any of these subject areas

    Current PhD students: Andrew Foster, Louise Coyne, Elizabeth West, Jen Roberts, James Davison, Ian Russell
    Co-Supervision (Including outside Liverpool): Ian Faulds, Jacob O'Neill, Edward Meehan
    Completed PhDs: Ivy Manning, Ray Ruhaak, Lynda McGuigan, Danica Ramsey-Brimberg, "

    Medieval Studies

    Research Grants

    Minorities under English Rule: Gaels in Ireland and Flemish in England 1150-1300

    LEVERHULME TRUST (UK)

    May 2021 - April 2024

    Diversity in Viking Age Communities

    BRITISH ACADEMY (UK)

    August 2019 - August 2022

    Hagiography at the Frontiers: Jocelin of Furness and Insular Politics (Resubmission)

    ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL (AHRC)

    July 2010 - June 2012