Content written on August 2012

Researcher Dr Helen Nicholson in the School of History, Archaeology and Religion is using her research on the Knights Templar and the proceedings against them in the British Isles (1308–12) to generate new interpretations of Templar properties. The trial of the Templars was the first major heresy trial in the British Isles, and Nicholson’s research […]


The School of History, Archaeology and Religion are delighted to secure Serious Brain Power fellow, Simon Brodbeck. Simon Brodbeck brings to the School of History, Archaeology and Religion a unique perspective on old Sanskrit literature. His early research focused on the Bhagavadgita, a 700–verse Hindu scripture that is part of the ancient Sanskrit epic Mahabharata, […]