Dr Kriston Rennie
Dr Kriston Rennie
Position:
 
Senior Lecturer in Medieval History
History Discipline Convenor
History Honours/PGCW Advisor
 
Contact Details:
 
Office: E328, Forgan Smith Building (1)
Phone: +61 7 3365 6363
Email: k.rennie@uq.edu.au
 
Qualifications:
 
BA, University of Lethbridge
MLitt, University of St Andrews
PhD, King's College London
LMS, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies
  
Teaching:
 
The Medieval and Early Modern World (HIST1400)
Medieval Study Tour (HIST2013)
The Dark Ages (HIST2400)
Medieval Heresy (HIST2416)
Age of Crusades (HIST2615/7404)
 
Research Interests: 
 
Papal Legation; Dispute Settlement; Ecclesiastical History; Pre-Gratian Canon Law and Canon Law Collections 
 
Current Research Projects:
 
Cloister Politics and the Origins of Church Reform in France
 
Selected Recent Publications:
 
Books
 
Journal articles, book chapters, proceeding papers and reviews
  • 'Why Study Medieval Canon Law?,' with Jason Taliadoros, History Compass (forthcoming, 2014)
  • 'The Injunction of Jeremiah: Papal Politicking and Power in the Middle Ages,' Journal of Medieval History (March 2014)
  • ‘The Fruits of Exile: Anselm of Canterbury and Lyons,’ Revue d’histoire ecclésiastique 107 (2012), 78-97
  • ‘The Turin Collection Revisited’, Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte 129, kanonistische Abteilung 98 (2012), 46-63 
  • ‘Weapons of Reform: Gregory VII, Armenia, and the Liturgy,’ Church History 81 (2012), 328-347 
  • ‘Poitevine Collections: Looking Behind the Manuscript Evidence,’ Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte 128, kanonistische Abteilung 97 (2011), 59-75
  • ‘At Arm’s Length: Papal Legates in Normandy (11th and 12th centuries),’ Revue d’histoire ecclésiastique 105 (2010), 331-345
  • ‘The Collectio Burdegalensis: A Poitevin Collection?’ in Proceedings from the Thirteenth International Congress of Medieval Canon Law, Esztergom, 3-8 August 2008, eds Peter Erdö and Sz. Anzelm Szuromi, in Monumenta iuris canonici, vol.14 (Vatican City, 2010), 179-186
  • ‘The Council of Poitiers (1078) and Some Legal Considerations,’ Bulletin of Medieval Canon Law 27 (2008), 1-20
  • ‘Extending Gregory VII’s “Friendship Network”: Social Contacts in Late Eleventh-Century France,’ History 93 (2008), 475-496
  • ‘Hugh of Die and the Legatine Office under Gregory VII: On the Effects of a Waning Administration,’ Revue d’histoire ecclésiastique 103 (2008), 27-49
  • ‘The Collectio Burdegalensis and the Transmission of Canonical Texts to Bordeaux c.1079,’ Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte 125, kanonistische Abteilung 94 (2008), 1-20
  • ‘Imbutus divinis dogmatibus: Some Remarks on the Legal Training of Gregorian Legates,’ Revue historique de droit français et étranger 85 (2007), 301-313
  • ‘Uproot and Destroy, Build and Plant’: Legatine Authority Under Pope Gregory VII (1073-85),’ Journal of Medieval History 33 (2007), 166-80
  • ‘Collaboration and Council Criteria in the Age of Reform: Legatine Councils Under Gregory VII,’ Annuarium Historiae Conciliorum 38/1 (2006), 95-118
  • ‘Reform in the Localities: The Council of Valence (1079),’ Annuarium Historiae Conciliorum 37 (2005), 43-55
 
Fellowships, Grants, Awards: 
 
  • National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Research Fellowship, St Louis University, Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (2014)
  • Faculty Fellowship, Centre for the History of European Discourses (2013)
  • Visiting Fellowship, Clare Hall, Cambridge (2012)
  • ASPP, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (Canada) (2012)
  • UQ Early Career Research Grant (2009)
  • UQ New Staff Start-Up Grant (2008)
  • Research Fellowship, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto (2006-7)
 
Other Activities and Service:
 

  

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