Malcolm Barber (NHC Fellow, 1998–99)
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Fellowship Work Summary, 1998–99
Malcolm Barber worked on his book The Cathars in Languedoc, to be published by Longman. He also wrote an article, "The Albigensian Crusade: Just Another War?" included in Mélanges Jean Richard, to be published by Ashgate. He gave lectures on "The Impact of the Albigensian Crusade" at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and at East Carolina University at Greenville, and on "The Hospitallers in the Middle Ages'' and "Who Were the Templars?" at Georgian Southern University at Statesboro. He spoke on the Crusades and the Hospitallers in the Middle Ages at a weekend seminar in the Program in the Humanities and Human Values at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He presented a paper on "The Impact of the Albigensian Crusade" at the International Medieval Conference in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and attended a conference at the Medieval Academy in Georgetown. He participated in the Medieval Studies seminar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was a participant in the Lilly Collegium on Religion and the Humanities at the Center.