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Caroline Bruzelius

Anne Murnick Cogan Distinguished Professor Emerita of Art and Art History
Art, Art History & Visual Studies
24 Bradbrury Street, Apt. C, Cambridge, MA 02138
24 Bradbrury Street, Apt. C, Cambridge, MA 02138
Office hours By appointment: email me: c.bruzelius@duke.edu  

Selected Publications


Agency, institutions, and welfare chauvinism: Tracing the exclusion of European Union migrant citizens from social assistance in Germany

Journal Article Journal of European Social Policy · May 1, 2024 What explains welfare chauvinistic policy reform, that is, targeted exclusion of non-citizens from welfare? Existing research suggest that contextual factors like far-right party success, perceived immigration pressures, party ideologies and institutions c ... Full text Cite

New Observations on the Restoration of Notre-Dame in Paris

Journal Article Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians · December 1, 2023 Full text Cite

Manfredi committente. Fonti e opere

Journal Article Journal of the British Archaeological Association · December 31, 2022 Full text Open Access Cite

The Invention of Norman Visual Culture: Art, Politics, and Dynastic Ambition

Journal Article JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIANS · 2021 Open Access Cite

The medieval kingdom of sicily image database

Journal Article Visual Resources · April 3, 2019 The Medieval Kingdom of Sicily Image Database documents historic buildings, monuments, and their decoration in South Italy, a geographic area ravaged by war, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, as well as the depredations of modern restoration and rampant urb ... Full text Open Access Cite

Visualizing Venice: Mapping and Modeling Time and Change in a City

Book · 2018 Visualizing Venice presents the ways in which the use of innovative technology can provide new and fascinating stories about places and times within history. Written by those behind the Visualizing Venice project, this book explores the variety of discipli ... Cite

Digital technologies and new evidence in architectural history

Journal Article Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians · December 1, 2017 Full text Open Access Cite

Interactive Exhibitions

Chapter · 2017 Curated exhibitions have long been the primary means by which the work of historians of urban and material culture has interfaced with the public. They are sites of translation, where the relatively specialized knowledge of experts meets an engaged public, ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Kingdom of Sicily image database

Journal Article Archeologia e Calcolatori · January 1, 2016 The Kingdom of Sicily Image Database uses new media technologies to reframe our understanding of medieval Europe by focusing on the role of the built environment for the formation of state identity in the medieval Kingdom of Sicily ruled by Norman, Swabian ... Open Access Cite

Preaching, Building, and Burying

Book · June 1, 2014 Choir screens served as temporary west façades while funds were raised for completion. This is the first book to analyze the friars’ influence on the growth and transformation of medieval buildings and urban spaces. ... Cite

Friars in the Medieval City : Preaching Building and Burying

Journal Article Debates · June 2014 In special issue, Monastic Architecture and the City ... Open Access Link to item Cite

Agency, institutions, and welfare chauvinism: Tracing the exclusion of European Union migrant citizens from social assistance in Germany

Journal Article Journal of European Social Policy · May 1, 2024 What explains welfare chauvinistic policy reform, that is, targeted exclusion of non-citizens from welfare? Existing research suggest that contextual factors like far-right party success, perceived immigration pressures, party ideologies and institutions c ... Full text Cite

New Observations on the Restoration of Notre-Dame in Paris

Journal Article Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians · December 1, 2023 Full text Cite

Manfredi committente. Fonti e opere

Journal Article Journal of the British Archaeological Association · December 31, 2022 Full text Open Access Cite

The Invention of Norman Visual Culture: Art, Politics, and Dynastic Ambition

Journal Article JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIANS · 2021 Open Access Cite

The medieval kingdom of sicily image database

Journal Article Visual Resources · April 3, 2019 The Medieval Kingdom of Sicily Image Database documents historic buildings, monuments, and their decoration in South Italy, a geographic area ravaged by war, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, as well as the depredations of modern restoration and rampant urb ... Full text Open Access Cite

Visualizing Venice: Mapping and Modeling Time and Change in a City

Book · 2018 Visualizing Venice presents the ways in which the use of innovative technology can provide new and fascinating stories about places and times within history. Written by those behind the Visualizing Venice project, this book explores the variety of discipli ... Cite

Digital technologies and new evidence in architectural history

Journal Article Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians · December 1, 2017 Full text Open Access Cite

Interactive Exhibitions

Chapter · 2017 Curated exhibitions have long been the primary means by which the work of historians of urban and material culture has interfaced with the public. They are sites of translation, where the relatively specialized knowledge of experts meets an engaged public, ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Kingdom of Sicily image database

Journal Article Archeologia e Calcolatori · January 1, 2016 The Kingdom of Sicily Image Database uses new media technologies to reframe our understanding of medieval Europe by focusing on the role of the built environment for the formation of state identity in the medieval Kingdom of Sicily ruled by Norman, Swabian ... Open Access Cite

Preaching, Building, and Burying

Book · June 1, 2014 Choir screens served as temporary west façades while funds were raised for completion. This is the first book to analyze the friars’ influence on the growth and transformation of medieval buildings and urban spaces. ... Cite

Friars in the Medieval City : Preaching Building and Burying

Journal Article Debates · June 2014 In special issue, Monastic Architecture and the City ... Open Access Link to item Cite

The architecture of the mendicant orders in the middle ages: An overview of recent literature

Journal Article Perspective (France) · January 1, 2012 Mendicant architecture represented a new approach to sacred space, one that was intimately tied to an economic structure based on donations and offerings from patrons. A number of important recent studies on specific sites and geographical areas provide ev ... Full text Open Access Cite

Brendan Cassidy, Medieval Sculpture

Journal Article Art Bulletin, e-reviews · 2009 Cite

Review: John James, The Ark of God

Journal Article Speculum · 2008 Cite

Les palais de papes au Moyen Age

Journal Article e-reviews, Art Bulletin · 2007 Cite

Merchant Culture in Medieval Amalfi, by Jill Caskey

Journal Article e-reviews, Art Bulletin · 2007 Cite

The Abbey in the Middle Ages

Journal Article · 2005 Cite

The Abbey in the Middle Ages

Chapter · 2005 Featured Publication Cite

The Architectural Context of Santa Maria Donna Regina

Chapter · 2004 Featured Publication Cite

'Le pietre sono parole.' Charles II d'Anjou, Filippo Minutolo e la Cathedrale Angevine de Naples

Journal Article Le monde des cathedrales, Paris Editions du Louvre · 2004 Featured Publication Cite

Il gotico dell'architettura universitaria

Journal Article Arti e Storia nel Medioevo · 2004 Cite

Art and crusade in the age of Saint Louis

Journal Article SPECULUM-A JOURNAL OF MEDIEVAL STUDIES · July 2001 Full text Link to item Cite

St.-Denis: i'Eglise du treizieme siecle

Journal Article Doessiers d'archeologie · 2001 Cite

Introduzione: Antichita senza Provenienza

Journal Article Bollettino d'Arte · 2000 Cite

Viterbo: Profile of a thirteenth-century papal palace

Journal Article CATHOLIC HISTORICAL REVIEW · 1998 Cite

Review of Template-Makers of the Paris Basin by John James

Journal Article Speculum: a journal of Medieval studies · July 1992 Full text Link to item Cite

Charles of Anjou and Gothic Architecture in the Kingdom of Sicily

Journal Article Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians · January 1, 1991 The ruined abbeys of S. Maria di Realvalle and S. Maria della Vittoria in southern Italy attest to the use of French Gothic architecture as part of a policy of cultural and political domination over the kingdom conquered by Charles of Anjou in 1266. The An ... Full text Cite

Review of San-Lorenzo Maggiore in Naples by J Kruger

Journal Article Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians · September 1988 Full text Link to item Cite

Review of Die gotische Architektur in Frankreich 1130-1270 by D Kimpel and R Suckale

Journal Article Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians · June 1988 Full text Link to item Cite

The Construction of Notre-Dame in Paris

Journal Article The Art Bulletin · December 1987 Full text Cite

The Twelfth-Century Church at Ourscamp

Journal Article Speculum · January 1, 1981 Full text Cite

A Note on Two Dynastic Monuments in the Thirteenth Century: St.-Denis and Sta. Maria Iconavetere in Foggia

Other IVISTA D'ARTE (V serie). Periodico Internazionale di Storia dell'Arte Medievale e Moderna 2017 ~ a. 52 n. 7 Mélanges à Fabienne Joubert In the thirteenth century the structures of royal and imperial monuments reflected the importance of dynastic memorials. ... Open Access Cite