Şenocak, Neslihan

Associate Professor

Office Hours

Spring 2023: Thursdays, 1:05 - 2:05 pm

 

Education

Diploma in Medieval and Franciscan Studies — Pontifical University Antonianum, Rome, Italy, 2003
Licencein Mediaeval Studies — Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto, Canada, 2002
Ph.D. — Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, 2002
M.A. — Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, 1997
B.S. — Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 1994

 

Interests and Research

Neslihan Şenocak specializes in medieval religious, intellectual, social and political history. Her research and teaching focuses on popular religion, political theology, criminal justice, medieval Italian communes and in particular the way the emerging universities influenced theo-political institutions of the medieval Latin Christendom. 

Publications

Books

Lateran IV: Theology and Care of Souls, co-edited with Clare Monagle. Turnhout: Brepols, 2023.

The Poor and the Perfect: the Rise of Learning in the Franciscan Order 1209-1310. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2012.

(work-in-progress) Pastoral Power: A History from the beginnings until 1300. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2023. (under contract)

(in press) A People’s Church: Medieval Italy and Christianity, co-edited with Agostino Paravicini Bagliani. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2023.

 

Recent Articles

(In press) “Introduction: A View of the Historiography” co-authored with Agostino Paravicini Bagliani, A People’s Church: Medieval Italy and Christianity, 1050-1300, co-edited with Agostino Paravicini Bagliani (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, May 2023).

(In press) “Pieve and the Care of Souls” in A People’s Church: Medieval Italy and Christianity, 1050-1300, co-edited with Agostino Paravicini Bagliani (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, May 2023).

“Pastor as Teacher: A New Care of Souls” in Lateran IV: Theology and Care of Souls, co-edited with Clare Monagle. (Turnhout: Brepols, 2023), 89–112.

“Coming Together as an Apostolic Act: Associative Tendencies of the Christian Faithful in Italy” in Between Orders and Heresy: Rethinking Medieval Religious Movements, ed. Anne Lester and Jennifer Deane (Toronto: Toronto University Press, 2022), 170-188.

"From Institution to Inspiration: How the Medieval Friars Minor became Franciscans", in Inspiration and Institution in Christian History, ed. by Charlotte Methuen, Alec Ryrie and Andrew Spicer, Studies in Church History 57 (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2021), 54-73.

 

 

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