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Sylvain EXCOFFON

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Portrait de Sylvain Excoffon, membre du Laboratoire d’études sur les monothéismes (LEM/UMR 8584) et du CERCOR

Member of LEM’s cluster 4 : "Institutions and religious doctrines (medieval and modern Europe and Mediterranean)", Sylvain Excoffon is a medievalist specialized in the history of religious orders from the 12th to the 15th century. He is lecturer teaching history of the Middle-Ages at the University Jean Monnet (Saint-Étienne). He is the co-editor of the « Analecta Cartusiana », an international collection focusing on the history of the Carthusian Order, and is in charge of the program “History of the Carthusians and the Carthusian Order” as a part of the area of research “Monastic corpus” of the CERCOR.

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Fields of research

- The Carthusians and the Carthusian Order during the Middle-Ages.
- The Abbey of Chalais and the Order of Chalais during the Middle-Ages.
- Religious orders during the Middle-Ages : economic organization, social space ; structuration, government, internal organization ; history and construction of collective identities.

Teaching topics

- History of regular life, 9th-13th centuries.
- Political history of the Middle-Ages.
- Master’s seminars on obituary sources, sources connected to religious orders, historical semantics.

Projects

- The co-organization of Monasticon cartusiense ; writings about the Carthusian and Burgundy provinces, and the provinces of France-sur-Seine and of France-sur-Loire.
- The participation to the database “Monastères”. Studies in preparation : Government, organization and social space of the Carthusian Order during the 15th century and edition of the chronicles of the Grande Chartreuse.

Selected books

With Jean-Loup Lemaître, Le nécrologe primitif de la Grande Chartreuse, Saint-Étienne, CERCOR (Analecta Cartusiana, 309), 2015.

With Coralie Zermatten, Histoire et mémoire chez les chartreux, XIIe-XXe siècles, Saint-Étienne, CERCOR (Analecta Cartusiana, 319), 2017.

(dir.), Les chartreux et les élites XIIe-XVIIIe siècles, Saint-Étienne, CERCOR (Analecta Cartusiana, 298), 2013.

With Coralie Zermatten, Sammeln, kopieren, verbreiten zur Buchkultur der Kartäuser gestern und heute Analecta Cartusiana, Saint-Étienne, CERCOR (Analecta Cartusiana, 337), 2018.

Direction of Review

Co-éditor of the collection « Analecta Cartusiana » with Daniel Le Blévec, Alain Girard, Coralie Zermatten.