Jaume Aurell

Invited Researcher of DEA Programme Stay in France from June 17th to July 17th, 2021

Jaume Aurell is Professor of Medieval History at the Department of History at the University of Navarra (Spain), where he directs the Program PPE (Politics, Philosophy, Economics) and the Institute for Business and Humanism. He is member of the Research Group "Religion and Civil Society", at the ICS (University of Navarra) and co-editor with Montserrat Herrero of the Series "Medieval and Early Modern Political Theology" (Brepols).

Title: Royal Coronations: A Comparative-Global Approach

Keywords : Medieval historiography; modern historiography; historians' autobiographies; medieval self-Coronations; charisma in the Middle Ages.

Selected publications

  • Medieval Self-Coronations: The History and Symbolism of a Ritual (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020).
  • Theoretical Perspectives on Historians’ Autobiographies: From Documentation to Intervention (New York: Routledge, 2016).
  • Authoring the Past. History, Autobiography, and Politics in Medieval Catalonia (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2012).
  • Martin Aurell, Jaume Aurell, Montserrat Herrero, eds., Le Sacré et la parole: Le serment au Moyen Âge (París: Garnier, 2018).
  • Montserrat Herrero, Jaume Aurell, Angela Miceli, eds., Political Theology in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Discourses, Rites, and Representations (Turnhout: Brepols, 2017).
  • Aurell, Jaume, ed. Rethinking Historical Genres in the Twenty-First Century (London: Routledge, 2017
Published at 24 June 2021