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Oliver Coulson



Oliver Coulson, MA (Courtauld Institute), PhD (Brown University, USA), is an architectural historian with a special interest in medieval ecclesiastical and vernacular architecture. His research focusses on the relationship between religious devotion and artistic representation in late-medieval England. His doctoral thesis explores the impact of the Lollard heresy on material culture in the fifteenth century.


Oliver has lectured on medieval art and architecture at conferences in the UK, USA and Europe. Before studying for his doctorate, he designed academic study tours across on a range of subjects across Europe. He recently recorded a podcast episode with the European review of history on entertainment and medieval history. Outside academia, his professional experience has included serving as Parliamentary Assistant to the Deputy Speaker and working in a business development role for a safari company. A native of East Anglia, Oliver is looking forward to sharing the region’s treasures with new and experienced visitors alike.

Oliver Coulson

Tours with Oliver Coulson

Fenland Abbeys
Fenland Abbeys | March 2025
20th Mar - 24th Mar 2025Tour Director: Oliver Coulson£1895

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