Lucy Pick - Blanche of Castile: An Iberian Queen in France

coronation of louis viii and blanche of castille

Lucy Pick is a Research Associate of the University of Chicago, where she taught history of Christianity in the Divinity School for over twenty years, and is currently Visiting Scholar at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies. Her research interests include the relationships between gender, power, and religion, and the translation of science and philosophy in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries and its impact on relations between religious groups. She is the author of the books Conflict and Coexistence: Archbishop Rodrigo and the Muslims and Jews of Thirteenth-Century Spain (2004) and Her Father’s Daughter: Gender, Power, and Religion in the Early Spanish Kingdoms (2017).


The meeting will physically take place in the Kloppenburg Room, Cohen Quad (Exeter College), but it will also be possible to participate via Zoom. Please register in advance: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.