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prof. S.I. Sobecki

Professor of Medieval English Literature and Culture; Professor of Old Germanic (by courtesy)

Research projects since 2008:

Inner Circles: Reading and Writing in Late Medieval London (British Academy Neil Ker Memorial Fund Grant / Visiting Fellowship, Magdalen College, Oxford)

The British Academy's Neil Ker Memorial Fund will support the digitisation costs for this project, and some of the research will be conducted during a three-month Visiting Fellowship at...

Government Scribes and Middle English Literature, 1400-1475 (H.P. Kraus Fellowship in Early Books and Manuscripts, Beinecke Library, Yale University)

This project has received generous support from Yale University's Beinecke Library with a one-month H.P. Kraus Fellowship in Early Books and Manuscripts.

The majority of surviving Middle English...

NWO Visitor’s Research Grant, Our Sea of Islands: New Approaches to British Insularity in the Middle Ages

This project explores new approaches to British insularity in the late Middle Ages. Our undertaking challenges existing traditions of British insular culture (and the collective identities it hosts)...

Leverhulme International Research Network: Pilgrim Libraries: Books and Reading on the Medieval Routes to Rome and Jerusalem

In the later Middle Ages, thousands of European pilgrims travelled to Jerusalem and Rome, part of a highly organised industry. This two-year project (2016-18) seeks to interrogate the surviving...

The Manuscripts of The Libelle of Englyshe Polycye and John Fortescue’s The Governance of England (All Souls College, Oxford, Visiting Fellowship)

This project, which resulted in a monograph and multiple articles, was supported through a generous three-month Visiting Fellowship at All Souls College, Oxford.

The project involved on two...

An Edition of Miles Hogarde’s A Mirroure of Myserie, 1557 (Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship, Huntington Library)

This project has been generously supported through a one-month Andrew W., Mellon Foundation Fellowship at the Huntington Library in California, US.

Miles Hogarde or Huggarde was Queen Mary’s most...

The Hakluyt Editorial Project

Richard Hakluyt’s The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation (second edition, 1598–1600) is the most important collection of English travel writing ever...

FQRSC (Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Société et culture) L’anglicité et la langue du droit, 1463-1536 [Établissement des nouveaux professeurs-chercheurs]

Besides serving as a historical case study for ongoing inquiries into the routinely politicised relationship between language and collective identity, this programme of research will explain how the...

SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Canada) Standard Research Grant, Written Culture and the Common Law in the 15th and Early 16th Centuries

The overarching goal of this project is to study the contribution of the common law to written culture in fifteenth- and early sixteenth-century England. I will assess how the first phase...

FQRSC (Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Société et culture) Transmission, traduction et transformation dans les cultures médiévales (équipe universitaire en fonctionnement)

The "McGill University Research Group on Transmission, Translation and Transformation in Medieval Cultures" (TTT - Principle Investigator: Prof. Robert Wisnovsky, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill)...
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Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands

Prof. Sebastian Sobecki Department of English Language and Culture

Job title:
Professor of Medieval English Literature and Culture; Professor of Old Germanic (by courtesy)
+31 50 36 35850 (Secretariat)
+31 50 36 37047 (Direct line)

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