Job reminder: Research Associate (Lexis of Cloth and Clothing: Medieval Royal Wardrobe accounts)
Closing date: Friday 13th November 2015
The Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies at the University of Westminster is seeking to employ a fixed-term Research Associate with expertise in medieval languages and material culture. The post arises since Dr Louise Sylvester was awarded funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for the research project "Lexis of cloth and clothing: Medieval Royal Wardrobe accounts". This research project is designed to enhance the impact of and engagement with the database of the Lexis of Cloth and Clothing in Britain c. 700-1450 which can be seen at http://lexissearch.arts.manchester.ac.uk/
The aim of the new project is to provide an attractive point of access to that database through a new website featuring summaries of a selection of medieval manuscripts of the Royal Wardrobe held in The National Archives at Kew in London.
More details at https://vacancies.westminster.ac.uk/hrvacancies/default.aspx?id=50042891
(Detail from National Archives, Wardrobe Accounts E 101/393/15)Share on Twitter Share on Facebook