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- Academic Biography
Academic and professional qualifications
I gained my BA (Hons) at Royal Holloway, University of London and my PhD on Wales and the Crusades in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.
I have previosuly taught at Aberystwyth University and the University of Wales, Lampeter
Other academic service (administration and management)
Nations and Civilisations Research Cluster
Research Committee Member
- Teaching & Research Supervision
Unit Leader 'The Wars of the Roses' (Level 6)
Unit Leader of 'Medieval England, 1066-1400’ (Level 5)
Contributor, 'Myths of the Medieval and Ealy Modern World' (level 4)
Unit Leader: Britain, Ireland and the Crusades (MA taught module)
Postgraduate supervision (completed/in progress)
I am able to offer postgraduate supervision (MA, MPhil or PhD) in the following subject areas:
- Medieval Welsh History, c.1000-1500
- The Welsh March in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries
- The Crusades Medieval England, c.1066-1300
PhD students (in progress)
- Spencer Smith, 'Parks, Gardens and Designed Landscapes of Medieval North Wales and the North West Shropshire'.
- Gavin Moore, 'Lordly Power and Lordship: Earls Ranulf III and John le Scot of Chester, a case study, c.1181-1237.'
- Research Expertise, Publications & Grants
Medieval Wales and the Welsh March, c.1066-1282, Crusading and the British Isles from the eleventh to sixteenth centuries, and Pilgrimage in Medieval Wales.
I have contributed to the Monastic Wales project, run by Professor Janet Burton and Dr Karen Stober www.monasticwales.org
Books (authored/edited/special issues)
K. Hurlock, P. Oldfield (2015). Crusading and Pilgrimage in the Norman World. Boydell Press.
K. Hurlock, E. Cavell The Brill Companion to Medieval Wales. KS. Hurlock. BRILL.
K. Hurlock (2013). Britain, Ireland and the Crusades, C.1000-1300. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.
K. Hurlock (2012). Wales and the Crusades.
K. Hurlock Pilgrimage and Crusade in the Norman World. K. Hurlock, P. Oldfield. Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer.
Refereed journal articles
K. Hurlock (2017). A transformed life? Geoffrey of dutton, the fifth crusade, and the holy cross of Norton. Northern History. 54(1), pp.15-27.
K. Hurlock (2011). The Crusades to 1291 in the annals of medieval Ireland. Irish Historical Studies. 37(148), pp.517-534.
KS. Hurlock, K. Hurlock (2011). Cheshire and the Crusades. Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire. 159,
K. Hurlock (2010). Fourteenth Century England V. HISTORY. 95(317), pp.112-113.
K. Hurlock (2009). The Welsh wife of Malcolm, earl of Fife (d.1266): An alternative suggestion. Scottish Historical Review. 88(2), pp.352-355.
K. Hurlock (2009). Counselling the prince: Advice and counsel in thirteenth-century Welsh society. History. 94(313), pp.20-35.
K. Hurlock (2009). CRUSADES AND CRUSADING IN THE WELSH ANNALISTIC CHRONICLES. TRIVIUM. pp.3-31.
Chapters in books
KS. Hurlock Pilgrimage and Crusade. In: The Brill Companion to Medieval Wales. BRILL,
KS. Hurlock Welsh pilgrims and crusaders in the middle ages. In: Beyond Arthur: The Welsh and the World in the Middle Ages, c.500-1500. University of Wales Press,
KS. Hurlock (2015). 'The Norman influence on crusaders from England and Wales'. K. Hurlock, P. Oldfield. In: Crusading and Pilgrimage in the Norman World. Boydell and Brewer,
KS. Hurlock (2015). 'Introduction', in Crusading and Pilgrimage in the Norman World. In: Crusading and Pilgrimage in the Norman World. Boydell,
KS. Hurlock, K. Hurlock (2013). Pilgrimage. K. Stober, J. Burton. In: Monastic Wales: New Approaches. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, pp.119-131.
KS. Hurlock, K. Hurlock (2007). Power, Preaching and the Crusades in Pura Wallia, c1180-1280. B. Weiler, J. Burton, K. Stober. In: Thirteenth Century England XI. Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, pp.94-108.
Co-organiser (with Dr Paul Oldfield, Manchester University) of a two day Symposium on Pilgrimage and Crusade in the Norman World, September 2012, held at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Expert reviewer for journals and publishers
I have reviewed works for Palgrave, University of Wales Press, and Historical Research.
- Awards, Honours & Distinctions
Prizes and awards
HLSS RKE Fellow for 2015-2016
Visiting and honorary positions
Honourary Research Fellow, Cardiff University
Membership of professional associations
Fellow of the Royal Historical Society
Member of the Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East