!!!John Tolan
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__Present and Previous Positions__
*1996 - present Université de Nantes, Département d'Histoire, Professeur d’histoire médiévale (September, 2002 - present); Maître de Conférences en histoire médiévale (September, 1996-August, 2002). 
*2008 - 2011 Maison des Sciences de l'Homme Ange Guépin, Nantes, Director (Director of a major interdisciplinary research center in the social sciences (see [http://www.msh.univ-nantes.fr]). Associate director (2006 - 2008)
*1994 - 1996 University of North Carolina at Greensboro, History Department, Assistant Professor 
*1992 - 1994 Stanford University, History Department, Lecturer.
*1990 - 1992 University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee, Honors Program & Classics Department, Lecturer
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__Fields of Scholarship__
*Medieval history
*History of religion/religious studies
*History of Muslim-christian relations
*Medieval Latin
*History of religious polemics
*History of the medieval mediterranean
*History of Islam in Europe 
*History of Medieval law
*Cultural history
*History of Franciscanism
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__Honours and Awards__
*European Research Council, Seventh Framework Program, Advanced Researcher Grant (March 2010-February 2015; 2,300,000 €).  Funds the research project: “RELMIN: The legal status of religious minorities in the Euro-Mediterranean world (5th-15th centuries)”, for which I am the principal investigator.  See [http://www.relmin.eu]
*Académie Française, Prix Diane Potier-Boès (November, 2008; €1500).  History book prize for Le Saint chez le sultan. National Endowment for the Humanities, fellowship  (January-September, 2005; $40,000).  Funded research and writing of St. Francis and the Sultan
*Center for the Humanities, Oregon State University, Visiting Research Fellowship (January-June, 2005; $16,000).  Residential fellowship complemented concurrent NEH fellowship
*American Council of Learned Societies, Fellowship (September, 1999-August, 2000; $36,000).  Funded a full year of research in order to complete Saracens: Islam in the Medieval European Imagination
*Institute for Research in the Humanities, Madison, Wisconsin, Honorary Fellowship  (January-July, 2000 and July-August, 1998).  Non-stipendiary fellowship providing membership to the Institute
*National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Stipend.  (May-July, 1995; $4000).  Funded research in Spanish medieval manuscript collections for Saracens: Islam in the Medieval European Imagination
*Century Scholarship, University of Chicago (September, 1985-June, 1989).  Funded full tuition and fees at the University of Chicago
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