A belated celebration of the London Medieval Society at 75 years, LMS is proud to announce their third online colloquium, where they will be discussing the human life cycle from embryo to the grave, and beyond.
The programme of the day is as follows:
10.20 Welcome and Introduction
10.30 Isabel Davis (Birkbeck, University of London) – Like a Hare in its Form: Embryology in Medieval Saints’ Lives
11.00 Ben Parsons (University of Leicester) – All Boys Once: Medieval Londoners at School in William Fitzstephen’s ‘Descriptio Nobilissimi Civitatis Londoniae’ (c. 1174)
11.45 Jeremy Goldberg (University of York) – The Time of their Lives? Adolescence to Adulthood in Late Medieval England
1.00 Jo Edge (University of Manchester) – Walking the Tightrope: Learned Physicians and the Prediction of Death in the Later Middle Ages
1.30 Marianne Wilson (University of York) – Peacock Feathers and Pater Nosters: The Post-Mortem Commemorative Identity of Sir Thomas Burgh (c. 1430–1496)
2.00 Round Table (all speakers)
2.30 End of Event
Tickets are free of charge. A link to the Zoom meeting will be sent via email.
Register for your tickets here.