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Rolf Strom-Olsen


Rolf Strom-Olsen

Dr. Strom-Olsen is Director of Studies at IE School of Arts & Humanities. A Fulbright scholar to Spain in 1998-99, and a Social Sciences Research Council fellow in 2000, he has published a variety of articles and reviews on European history. His main area of research is court ritual and state formation in the late medieval and early modern periods, concentrating on the Low Countries and Spain. He also has research interests in late-Roman and early medieval Iberian history. A classical music aficionado, he also obtained a master’s degree in advanced composition at the Royal College of Music.

Latest Publications

Strom-Olsen, R. (2020). “The Part-Time Courtier: the periodic contract system at the Court of Burgundy”. In (Eds.). Forthcoming in “We are all servants” — The Diversity of Service in Premodern Europe

Strom-Olsen, R. (2019). Review “Valérie Bessey, Jean-Marie Cauchies, & Werner Paravicini (eds), Les ordonnances de l’hôtel des ducs de Bourgogne. Volume 3, Marie de Bourgogne, Maximilien d’Autriche et Philippe le Beau 1477-1506”. Canadian Journal of Netherlandic Studies/Revue canadienne d’études néerlandaises, Vol. 39: 51-54