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Dr Jonathan Jarrett

Memberships: Institute of Historical Research

 

Awards/Prizes: Blackwell-Early Medieval Europe Prize for Best First Published Article 2005

 

Career Summary: Research Assistant, Fitzwilliam Museum, 2005-2010, during which time also taught History for KCL and QMUL in London; Lecturer in Medieval History in University

 

Areas of interest/research: local reactions to medieval government and power, especially in frontier regions

 

Details of books/publications relating to your work on Money and Medals:

  • J. Jarrett, Inheriting Rome: the imperial legacy in coinage and culture (Birmingham: Barber Institute of Fine Arts 2015)

  • J. Jarrett, "Bovo Soldare: a sacred cow of Spanish economic history re-evaluated", in: Early Medieval Monetary History: studies in memory of Mark Blackburn. edd. Rory Naismith, Martin Allen and Elina Screen (Farnham: Ashgate 2014), pp. 187-204

  • Miquel Crusafont, Anna M. Balaguer, Philip Grierson and J. Jarrett, "Bibliography", in: Medieval European Coinage, with a catalogue of the coins in the Fitzwilliam Museum, 6: the Iberian Peninsula, by Crusafont, Balaguer and Grierson (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2013), pp. 590-637

  • J. Jarrett and Miquel Crusafont, "Ramiro I and Ramon Berenguer IV", in: Medieval European Coinage, with a Catalogue of the Coins in the Fitzwilliam Museum, 6: the Iberian Peninsula, by Crusafont, Anna M. Balaguer and Philip Grierson (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2013), pp. 105-108

  • J. Jarrett, Sebastian Zambanini, Reinhold Hüber-Mork and Achille Felicetti, "Coinage, Digitization and the World-Wide Web: numismatics and the COINS Project", in: Digitizing Medieval and Early Modern Material Culture, edd. Brent H. Nelson & Melissa Terras, New Technologies in Medieval and Renaissance Studies 3 (Tempe: University of Arizona Press 2012), pp. 459-489

  • J. Jarrett, "Currency change in pre-millennial Catalonia: coinage, counts and economics", Numismatic Chronicle 169 (2010 for 2009), pp. 217-243

  • J. Jarrett, Coins in Collections: care and use. A Guide to Best Practice by the COINS Project (Cambridge: Fitzwilliam Museum 2009)

  • J. Jarrett, "Digitizing Numismatics: getting the Fitzwilliam Museum's coins to the world-wide web", The Heroic Age 12, http://www.heroicage.org/issues/12/foruma.php, last modified 12 June 2009 as of 17 June 2009

 

Exhibitions curated:

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  • Inheriting Rome: the imperial legacy in coinage and culture. The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, 27 February 2015 – 24 January 2016

  • Tokens of Revolution: The Propaganda Coins of Thomas Spence and his Contemporaries. Fitzwilliam Museum, http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/dept/coins/exhibitions/spence/, 22 September 2009 onwards

  • Antonio Rodriquez and the New Zealand Cross. Fitzwilliam Museum, http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/dept/coins/exhibitions/NZCross/, 2 September 2009 onwards

  • Coin of the Moment: Harry Meader's Sea Gallantry Medal. Fitzwilliam Museum, http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/dept/coins/exhibitions/CoinOfTheMoment/meadersea/, 28 March 2008 onwards

 

Websites:

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  • British and other Campaign and Gallantry Medals from the Collection of Lester Watson (1889-1959), http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/dept/coins/collection/watson/, last modified 12 March 2007 as of 30 March 2015

  • A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe, http://tenthmedieval.wordpress.com/, last modified 26 March 2015 as of 30 March 2015

Jonathan Jarrett's Academic Homepage, http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~jjarrett/, last modified 24 August 2014 as of 30 March 2015