James Davis

    James Davis

    Senior Lecturer

    Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 5037

    For media contact email comms.office@qub.ac.uk
    or call +44(0)2890 973091.

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    James Davis was an undergraduate at the University of Durham and a postgraduate at the University of Cambridge, completing a PhD on retail trade and market culture in late medieval England. He was appointed to his present post at Queen's in February 2005.

    Research Statement

    Dr Davis's main research interests focus upon medieval social and economic history, particularly medieval English towns, markets and trade. He has examined the market culture and practices of medieval England through a variety of literary and legal sources and published numerous articles from this research. His recent monograph (publshed in 2012 by Cambridge University Press) was entitled Medieval market morality: life, law and ethics in the English marketplace, 1200-1500. He has also worked and published on the early-Reformation heretical book trade.


    Dr James Davis teaches on the following programmes / modules:


    The Peasants' Revolt, 1381 (HIS3011)

    Life, Love and Death in England and Ireland, 1350-1650 (HIS2052)

    Exploring History I: The Black Death (HIS1003)

    History and Historians (HIS1001) 

    Willingness to take PhD students


    PhD projects

    I am open to PhD applications in the fields of:
    - Medieval social and economic history
    - Medieval urban history
    - Pre-modern markets and trade

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