Dr. Sarah Greer

Dr. Sarah Greer doctoral research focused on the development of royal female monasteries in Saxony from c. 852 to 1024, examining how memory was used at these sites to alter the relationships between these institutions and the rulers of their region.

Date and place of viva: 8th December 2016, University of St Andrews

Examiners: Dr Stuart Airlie, Dr James Palmer

Sarah Greer is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of St Andrews as part of the HERA research network ‘Using and Not Using the Past in the Crisis of the Carolingian World, c. 900-1050’ (https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/after-empire). She is also turning her thesis into a monograph – ‘Commemorating Power in Early Medieval Saxony: Writing and Rewriting the Past at Gandersheim and Quedlinburg c. 852-1024’, which is currently in preparation for Oxford University Press.