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London School of Economics
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Medieval history, social history, sexuality, eschatology, propaganda, empire, cities, sex work, preaching, Antichrist, the Apocalypse, time.
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About Me

Dr Eleanor Janega is a medieval historian specialising in social history, with an emphasis on sexuality, propaganda, the urban experience, and apocalyptic thought in the late medieval period. She is recognised, in particular, as an authority on Central European history. She is also a regular contributor at multiple Institute of Historical Research seminars, and various conferences. She has taught both medieval and early modern history at several University of London Institutions including UCL, The London School of Economics, and King’s College London.

Recent Publications

“Suspect Women: Prostitution, Reputation, and Gossip in Fourteenth-century Prague”, in,  Same Bodies, Different Women: ‘Other’ Women in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period (Trivent Publishing, 2018)

“The Preacher and the Emperor”, History Today, October 2018.

The Middle Ages: A Short Graphic Guide (Icon, 2019).

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Holy Roman Empire, Central Europe, Czech Republic
Expertise by Geography
Eastern Europe, Germany, Netherlands, Western Europe
Expertise by Chronology
1, 2
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Government, Politics, Public History, Religion, Sexuality, Urban History, Women