Uni-Tübingen

James Michael Harland

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Doktorand)

Teilprojekt F01: Transformation durch Bedrohung. Bedrohte Ordnungen und die Entwicklung der spätrömische(n) Monarchie(n)

Beruflicher Werdegang

2012
B.A. (Hons.) English, University of Leicester. First Class Honors

2013
M.A. Medieval Studies, University of York. Distinction Thesis: The Saxons in the Roman Imaginary: Changing Perspectives in the Late Antique West. Winner of the York Centre for Medieval Studies Thesis Prize

2014–2018
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of History, University of York

2017
Ph.D. History, University of York (funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council) Thesis: Deconstructing Anglo-Saxon Archaeology: A Critical Enquiry into the Study of Ethnicity in Lowland Britain in Late Antiquity (c. 350–600).

Jan–Jul 2018
Associate Lecturer in History, Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Jan–Dec 2019
Research Fellow, DFG Centre for Advanced Studies, “Migration and Mobility in Late Antiquity,” Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen

Publikationen

Monographien

  • Harland, J. M., Ethnic Identity in Early Anglo-Saxon Archaeology. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, Forthcoming 2020

Artikel und Konferenzberichte

  • Harland, J. M., ‘Memories of Migration? The “Anglo-Saxon” burial costume of the fifth century AD,’ Antiquity 93 (370): 954–969
  • Harland, J.M., ‘Rethinking Ethnicity and “Otherness” in early Anglo-Saxon England,’ Medieval Worlds 5: 113–142
  • Harland, J. M. and Friedrich, M. (eds.), Interrogating the ‘Germanic’: a category and its use in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages. Reallexicon der Germanischen Altertumskunde. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter
  • Harland, J. M., ‘Anthropological Theory and Historians: Moving Beyond Texts,’ in B. Effros (ed.), Archaeology for Historians: Why Material Evidence is Changing How We Understand the Early Middle Ages. Berkeley: University of California Press. [Manuscript deadline agreed January 2020]
  • Harland, J. M. & Friedrich, M., ‘Introduction: the “Germanic” and its Discontents,’ in J. M. Harland & M. Friedrich (eds.), Interrogating the ‘Germanic’: a category and its use in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter
  • Harland, J. M., ‘A Habitus Barbarus in Sub-Roman Britain?’ in J. M. Harland & M. Friedrich (eds.), Interrogating the ‘Germanic’: a category and its use in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter
  • Harland, J. M., ‘Imagining the Saxons in Late Antique Gaul,’ in M.
    Hardt and M. Augstein (eds.), Sächsische Leute und Länder: The Naming and Localising of Group Identities in the first Millennium AD. Neue Studien zur Sachsenforschung 7. Braunschweig: Braunschweigisches Landesmuseum
  • Egetenmeyr, V. and Harland, J. M., ‘The “Self” and the “Other”: The Construction and Perception of “Otherness” in Late Antiquity. International Workshop: Kiel, Christian-Albrechts-Universität, 23-25 Novembre 2016, Bolletino di Studi Latini 47.1 (2017): 324–329
  • Harland, J. M., ‘“Race” in The Trenches: Anglo-Saxons, ethnicity, and the misuse of the medieval past,’ The Public Medievalist: Race and Racism in Middle Ages, 02/17/2017. http://www.publicmedievalist.com/race-in-the-trenches/

 

 

 

Lehrveranstaltungen

Northumbria University

  • 2018: ‘The Later Roman Empire, AD 235-645’ (Second Year. Instructor of Record. Devised own module handbook. Wrote all lectures and devised and ran all seminars. Devised and set own essay and closed exam. One group, 18 students)

University of York

  • 2018: ‘From Rome to the Renaissance: The Transformation of Traditional Societies, c. 4001650’ (First Year. Seminar tutor. One group 12 students)
  • 2017: ‘Narrators and Historical Memory in the Middles Ages, c. 3501000’ (Second Year. Seminar tutor and some lectures. One group, 11 students)
  • 2017: From Rome to the Renaissance’ (First Year. Seminar tutor. Two groups, 25 students)
  • 2016: ‘Making Histories’ (Second Year. Seminar tutor. Two groups, 26 students)
  • 2015 ‘The End of the Roman World: The Transformations of the Year 600, c. 550650’ (Second Year. Seminar tutor and some lectures. Four groups, 48 students)
  • 2014 ‘Making Histories’ (First Year. Seminar tutor. Two groups, 24 students)

Mentorship and Student Support Experience

  • 2017–18: Careers Assistant, Careers Service, University of York. Provided guidance and feedback on students’ covering letters, CVs and job applications
  • 2012–13: College Welfare Tutor. Resident pastoral advisor in halls of residence. Administrative support to the Provost and Secretary of the College. Vanbrugh College, University of York