Postgraduate Representative (New Zealand)

Lisa Rolston
University of Canterbury, Christchurch

Lisa Rolston profile photoLisa Rolston is an MA student of medieval history at the University of Canterbury. Her current research focuses on the concepts of empire and emperorship in Dominican chronicles, particularly Martin of Opava’s Chronicle of Popes and Emperors. More generally, she is interested in medieval ideals of rulership and the depiction of rulers, especially emperors, in historical writing. She was the lead translator for a new digital edition of the Canterbury Roll, a fifteenth-century genealogical roll, as part of the ongoing Canterbury Roll Project, and has an interest in digital humanities. Lisa  was elected to the ANZAMEMS Committee in 2018.