Image from an illuminated manuscript by Grand Rhétoriqueur Octavien de St-Gelais. Image credit: British Library website

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REACT Collaborative PhDs

Name:Peter Knowles
PhD thesis title: Connecting the Medieval to the Modern: Social Networks and Gaming in Late Medieval France and England
Period of study: October 2012 - October 2015
Primary supervisor: Dr Emma Cayley, Senior Lecturer in French and Head of Modern Languages, University of Exeter
Secondary supervisors: Dr Elliot Kendall, Senior Lecturer in English, University of Exeter and Michelle Penn at Antenna International 
Short description: A collaborative project exploring the social networks and literary games of the late medieval French Grands Rhétoriqueurs, which draws parallels with how we interact with social media today.

Antenna International website