Publications

          Published books, as an author, a co-author or an editor (peer-reviewed)

  1. Ninon Dubourg, Disabled Clerics in the High Middle Ages, Un/suitable for divine service?, Amsterdam University Press, series Premodern Health, Disease, and Disability, 2023.
  2. Ninon Dubourg and Wendy Turner, A Cultural History of Madness – Volume on the Middle Ages, Bloomsbury, 2024.

Journal issues (peer-reviewed)

  1. Ninon Dubourg and Maria Podzorova (eds), “Utiliser l’histoire: regards croisés sur la discipline historique” (Using History: A cross-section of the historical discipline), Encyclo, Revue de l’École doctorale ED 382, 2018, n° 9, Université Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris (online).
  2. Ninon Dubourg, Delphine Piétu and Maria Podzorova (eds), “Habiter: lieux de vie et façons de vivre. Une approche pluridisciplinaire du quotidien” (Living: places to live and ways to live. A multidisciplinary approach to everyday life), Encyclo, Revue de l’École doctorale ED 382, 2016, n° 6, Université Paris 7, Paris (online).

Book chapters (peer-reviewed)

  1. Ninon Dubourg, “Disability and religious practices”, in Christina Lee and Janny Kuuliala, The Routledge Handbook of Medieval Disability, Routledge, 2024.
  2. Expertis medicis videatur: Legal Medical Expertise in the Assessment of Personal Injury Damages by the Apostolic Chancery during the Avignon Period (1309-1378)”, in Wendy Turner, Art of Illness, Routledge, 2023;
  3. “Is Disability an Obstacle to Community Life in the Middle Ages? An Overview of the Main Issues in European Medieval Disability History”, in Handbook of Critical Disability Studies, S. Scalenghe and G. Reaume, volume on Disability History, Springer Nature, 2022;
  4. “Updating medieval identity: bodily pain as a criteria in renewal of corporeality”, in Corporealities of Suffering. Dis/ability and Pain in the Middle Ages,B. Frohne and J. Kuuliala (eds), Amsterdam, University Press, Amsterdam (forthcoming);
  5. Un/Acceptable Disability? Defectus Corporis, Scandalum, and Pontifical Grace”, in Materializing Ugliness and Deformity in the Middle Ages, T. Artimon and A. Znorovszky (eds), Trivent Publishing, Budapest, (forthcoming 2021);
  6. “Being a Leprous Cleric – In/ability to Hold a Benefice (xiiith and xivth centuries)”, in New Approaches to Disease, Disability and Medicine in Medieval Europe, coll. Studies in Early Medicine, E. Connelly and S. Künzel (eds), Archaeopress, Oxford, 2018, p. 62-77;
  7. Deo iudicio percusset, l’idée de contamination d’après les suppliques et les lettres pontificales” (Deo iudicio percusset, the idea of contamination according to the petitions and pontifical letters), in Alter-habilitas. Perception of disability among people, towards the creation of an International Network of studies, S. Carraro (ed), Alteritas, Vérone, 2018, p. 89-114 (online);
  8. “Being a Leprous Cleric: a social rejection? (xiiith and xivth centuries)”, in Dis/ability History der Vormoderne. Ein Handbuch – Premodern Dis/ability History. A Companion, C. Nolte, B. Frohne, U. Halle and S. Kerth (eds), Didymos, Affalterbach, 2017, p. 272-273.

          Journal articles (peer-reviewed)

  1. Ninon Dubourg, “Deformitas et célébration de l’eucharistie dans le droit canon medieval”, in Ida Gilda Mastrorosa, Deformitas e diritto (forthcoming).
  2. “Vieillissement et expériences religieuses à la fin du Moyen Âge – Comment les personnes âgées étaient-elles impliquées dans la vie conventuelle quotidienne?” (Ageing and Religious experiences during the Late Middle Ages – How elderly people were involved in everyday conventual life), in Mireia Comas-Via and Araceli Rosillo-Luque (ed.), “Ageing and Medieval Spiritualities”, Quaderni di storia religiosa medieval (forthcoming);
  3. with Megan Katheb, “Témoignages médiévaux de la privation des sens. Empreintes matérielles de la cécité et de la mutité à l’époque médiévale” (Medieval evidence of sensory deprivation. Material traces of blindness and mute in the medieval period), in Valérie Delattre (ed.), Les Nouvelles de l’archéologie, n°165, September 2021, p. 62-67;
  4. “Position de thèse” (Thesis position), Alter, European Society for Disability Research, Vol. 14-3, Sept. 2020, pp. 226-235 (online behind paywall).

          Articles published in conference proceedings (peer-reviewed)

  1. NinonDubourg, “Marginalization on the Margins? Historical Perspectives on the Representations of Physical Disability in some Medieval Manuscript’s margins”, in L. Rozenberg and L. Scalabrella Spada, Permeable Bodies in Medieval and Early Modern Visual Culture, University College London Press (forthcoming);
  2. “L’incapacité dans les lettres de dispenses pontificales: aller à l’encontre de la réglementation ecclésiastique médiévale pour franchir la clôture” (Incapacity in the pontifical letters: going against medieval ecclesiastical regulations to cross the enclosure), in A. Burkardt and A. Roger L’exception et la Règle, les pratiques d’entrée et de sortie des couvents, de la fin du Moyen Âge au XIXe siècle, Limoges, Presse universitaire de Limoges (under press);
  3. et alii, “Introduction: Utiliser l’histoire: regards croisés sur la discipline historique” (Introduction: Using History: A Cross-Review of the Historical Discipline), in N. Dubourg and M. Podzorova, “Utiliser l’histoire”, Encyclo, Revue de l’École doctorale ED 382,  2018, n° 9, Université Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, p. 9-14 (online);
  4. “Aux origines du handicap à l’époque médiévale. Lectures d’une source historique, les dispenses pontificales aux xiiie et xive siècles” (On the origins of disability in medieval times. Readings from a historical source, the pontificalletters from the 13-14 centuries), in Travaux en cours, 2017, n°13, University Paris 7, Paris, p. 101-114 (online);
  5. et alii, “Introduction: habiter, lieux de vie et façon de vivre” (Introduction: living, where we live and howwe live), in N. Dubourg, A. Piétu and M. Podzorova, “Habiter: lieux de vie et façons de vivre”, Encyclo, Revue de l’École doctorale ED 382, 2016, n° 6, University Paris 7, Paris, p. 9-14 (online);
  6. “Émasculations cléricales, Itinéraires particuliers pour aborder l’identité du clerc émasculé (xiie-xve siècle)” (Clerical emasculations, Particular itineraries to approach the identity of the emasculated cleric (12e-15e c.)), in M.-L. Fieyre, “Itinéraires particuliers, identités singulières” (particular itineraries, singular identities), Encylo, Revue de l’École doctorale ED 382, 2014,n°4, University Paris 7, Paris, p. 89-101 (online).

          Book reviews

  1. NinonDubourg, “review of Patrick Zutshi (ed), The Avignon Popes and Their Chancery. Collected Essays, Sismel, 2021.” for the journal Le Moyen Âge, Revue d’histoire et de philologie, De Boeck Supérieur, (forthcoming 2021);
  2. “review of Donna Trembinski, Illness and Authority. Disability in the Life and Lives of Francis of Assisi, Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2020”, for the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, University of Toronto Press (forthcoming 2021);
  3. “review of Jenny Kuuliala, Saints, Infirmity, and Community in the Late Middle Ages, Amsterdam, Amsterdam UP, 2020” for the journal Le Moyen Âge, Revue d’histoire et de philologie, De Boeck Supérieur (forthcoming 2021);
  4. “review of Sara Ritchey and Sharon Strocchia (eds), Gender, Health, and Healing, 1250-1550, Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press, 2020” for the Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Oxford, Oxford University Press (under press);
  5. “review of Miri Rubin (ed.), Modus Vivendi. Religious Reform and the Laity in Late Medieval Europe, Viella historical research, 19, Roma, Viella, 2020” for the Revue d’histoire ecclésiastique, Louvain Journal of Church History, Université catholique de Louvain – la Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 2021, 116 (3-4), p. 105-107 (soon online behind paywall);
  6. “review of Florent Coste (ed), L’Inflammatorium pœnitentiæ. Le vice de l’acédie et les vertus de l’imagination, Genève, Droz, 2019”, for the Revue d’histoire ecclésiastique, Louvain Journal of Church History, Université catholique de Louvain – la Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 2021, 116 (1-2), p. 459-461 (online behind paywall);
  7. “review of Alain Froment, and Hervé Guy (eds), Archéologie de la santé, anthropologie du soin, Paris, La découverte, 2019”, for the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, University of Toronto Press, Vol. 37-2, 2020, p. 516-519 (online);
  8. “review of Jenny Kuuliala, Childhood Disability and Social Integration in the Middle Ages: Constructions of Impairments in Thirteenth and Fourteenth‑Century Canonization Processes, Turnhout, Brepols, 2016”, for the journal Le Moyen Âge, Revue d’histoire et de philologie, De Boeck Supérieur, 2020/1 (Tome CXXVI), p. 194-197;
  9. “review of Maud Ternon, Juger les fous au Moyen Âge dans les tribunaux royaux en France: xive-xve siècles, Paris, PUF, 2018”, for the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, University of Toronto Press, spring/printemps 2019, Volume 36, Issue 1, p. 244-247 (online);
  10. “review of Elizabeth W. Mellyn, Mad Tuscans and Their Families: A History of Mental Disorder in Early Modern Italy, Philadelphie, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014”, for the journal Annales. Histoire, Sciences Sociales, 2018, 73(2), p. 521-522 (online);
  11. “review of Damien Boquet, Piroska Nagy, Sensible Moyen Âge, Une histoire des émotions dans l’Occident médiéval, L’Univers historique, Paris, Seuil, 2015”, for the journal Memini Travaux et documents, 2017, p. 22-23(online).