Research Projects

The research projects presented here each draws on a different set of data from very different cultural backgrounds.  In each case, the data sets are in process of creation with the future goal of making the data itself public along with the results of our research.  The projects each have their own page with a longer description, so follow the links below or in the menu for a fuller explanation.

Episcopal Travel in England is a research project run by David Gary Shaw

Couriers in the Crown of Aragon is the current work of Adam Franklin-Lyons

The database of research on Byzantine Constantinople — the Constantinople Palimpsest Project is run by Jesse W. Torgerson.

The Friars Settlement Project, directed by David Gary Shaw

Law Courts and their Mobility, directed by David Gary Shaw

The Mobile Word: Letters and Networks