Katrine Funding Højgaard

Katrine Funding Højgaard

PhD fellow

In my PhD project, starting September 2017, I examine the reaction to/memory of the fall of Jerusalem (1187) in western chronicles. Special attention is given to the role of emotions in the creation of a memory tradition.


Medieval History

History of the Crusades

Fields of interest

European Middle Ages

History of the Crusades

Memory studies

Communication in the Middle Ages

Book and manuscript studies

History of emotions

History of mentalities

Identity studies

Historiography & the uses of history

Medievalism & neo-medievalism

Animals and monsters in medieval mentality

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