Symposium: Reading Annual GCMS Summer Symposium (21st June 2018

Please join us at our Summer Symposium on the theme of ‘Emotion and Devotion in Medieval Europe’.

Thursday 21 June 2018, 09:00-18:00
Van Emden Lecture Theatre and G27L, Edith Morley, Whiteknights campus

This symposium will explore the growing area of research into the study of male and female medieval lay piety, and is being run by the Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies in collaboration with the University of Reading History Department Research Cluster ‘Emotion, Devotion and Belief’.

Speakers include: Miri Rubin (Queen Mary University of London), Robert Swanson (University of Birmingham), Katherine Lewis (University of Huddersfield), Amanda Murphy (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan), Sarah Bastow (University of Huddersfield), Sarah Macmillan (University of Birmingham), Rebecca Rist (University of Reading), Paul Davies (University of Reading) and Helen Parish (University of Reading).

Additional information:

Tea, coffee and lunch will be provided.

Everyone is welcome.

Registration cost is £10, book your place here.

Published by Roisin Astell

Roisin Astell received a First Class Honours in History of Art at the University of York (2014), under the supervision of Dr Emanuele Lugli. After spending a year learning French in Paris, Roisin then completed an MSt. in Medieval Studies at the University of Oxford (2016), where she was supervised by Professor Gervase Rosser and Professor Martin Kauffmann. In 2017, Roisin was awarded a CHASE AHRC studentship as a doctoral candidate at the University of Kent’s Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, under the supervision of Dr Emily Guerry.

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