QMUL Joseph Rotblat building, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ
The London Medieval Society is delighted and honoured to welcome Bob Mills, Sheila Sweetinburgh and Patricia Stewart to speak on ‘Animals in Medieval Culture’ on Saturday 6th May in beautiful Charterhouse Square. In brief, we shall be exploring the animal ‘turn’ – everything from defining medieval beasts, to discussing elephants, pigs, and even the imaginary phoenix.
Further information and programme is on the posters attached:
Anastasija Ropa holds a doctoral degree from Bangor University (North Wales), for a study in medieval and modern Arthurian literature. She has published a number of articles on medieval and modern Arthurian literature, focusing on its historical and artistic aspects. She is currently employed as guest lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Sport Education. Anastasija’s most recent research explores medieval equestrianism in English and French literary art and literature, and she is also engaged as part-time volunteer horse-trainer.
In a nutshell:
Lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Sport Education
Graduate of the School of English, University of Wales, Bangor.
Graduate of the University of Latvia
Passionate about history, particularly the Middle Ages
A horse-lover and horse-owner
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