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Kate Arnold

History, Nottingham Trent University

Thesis title:

Crusade Songs and Anti-Frankish Jihad Poetry; an Historical and Ethnomusicological Study

Research Area

  • Cultural History
  • History


Winner of Best Paper by a Postgraduate/Early Career Researcher - Society for Study of the Crusades and the Latin East (SSCLE) 'Engaging the Crusades' conference, Royal Holloway, UK, 27th June-1st July 2022; 'Pop and the Pal√§stinalied: a crusade song revived at the turn of a new millennium' 

Northern Network for Study of the Crusades Fifth Symposium - 27th May 2022

Public Engagement & Impact

Midlands Music Research Network podcast episode - May 2022

Other Research Interests

Memory, reception and modern uses of crusades and crusading ideology; medievalism in music


Society for Study of the Crusades and the Latin East (SSCLE)

International Musicological Society (IMS)

British Forum for Ethnomusicology (BFE)

Midlands Music Research Network (MMRN)

Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM)