Professor Martin Aurell

University of Poitiers

Professor Martin Aurell

University of Poitiers

Biography

Martin Aurell is Professor of Medieval History at the University of Poitiers and Director of its Centre d’Etudes Supérieures de Civilisation Médiévale. He has been a member of the Institute for Advanced Study of Princeton (1999) and of the Institut Universitaire de France (2002-2012). He is the editor of the review Cahiers de Civilisation Médiévale. He works on nobility, chivalry, kinship and power in Catalonia, Provence, Languedoc  and in Angevine Empire. Last books: L’Empire des Plantagenêt (1154-1224), Paris, Perrin, 2003 (English translation 2007, Spanish 2012) ; La Légende du roi Arthur (550-1250), Paris, Perrin, 2007 ; Le Chevalier lettré : savoir et conduite de l’aristocratie aux XIIe et XIIIe siècles, Paris, Fayard, 2011 (English translation 2015) ; Des Chrétiens contre les croisades (XIIe-XIIIe siècle), Paris, Fayard, 2013.

All session by Professor Martin Aurell