C15th Century Conference Programme and Registration Details

The 39th Fifteenth Century Conference will be held at the University of Reading
Thursday 6th September to Saturday 8th September
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This year’s conference will be held at the University of Reading’s ICMA Centre from Thursday 6th September to Saturday 8th September. We have a very exciting programme including sessions covering a wide range of late medieval themes, from political to art-historical; and plenary lectures from Chris Briggs, Anne Curry, Chris Given-Wilson and Elizabeth New. We will also be celebrating the fifteenth volume of The Fifteenth Century at a reception jointly hosted by Boydell & Brewer and the ICMA Centre.

Friday will include a tour of the newly re-opened Reading Abbey and its quarter, and the re-designed gallery at Reading Museum with some gems from the University of Reading’s Special Collections. A drinks reception will be held at Reading Museum before the conference dinner, will be held at the Victoria Hall in Reading’s Town Hall on the Friday evening – please remember to select this on the registration form. Registration options are available for the full three days, or for individual day registration. A special reduced fee is offered for students opting for the full three days registration.

For the draft programme please click here.

For registration via the University of Reading shop, please click here.

Please note that registration includes dinner on Thursday evening and lunch on Friday and Saturday, and both drinks receptions. The conference dinner at Reading Town Hall is a separate booking – if you would like to attend please ensure you add the dinner (at the bottom of the booking options) to your shopping basket. Accommodation is bed and breakfast, and all rooms are en suite. For delegates not requiring accommodation, light refreshments will be available at registration every morning.

If you have any queries about the programme or booking, please contact:
Prof. Adrian Bell a.r.bell@icmacentre.ac.uk
Dr. Elizabeth Matthew e.a.e.matthew@reading.ac.uk
Dr. Jessica Lutkin j.a.lutkin@reading.ac.uk

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About thegrailquest

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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