Online Lecture: ‘Byland Abbey: using the dead to bring a medieval monastery to life’, with Dr Michael Carter, Society for Church Archaeology, 1 October 2021, 19–20:00 (BST)

The Society for Church Archaeology is delighted to welcome Dr Michael Carter who will deliver an online lecture on the topic of ‘Byland Abbey: using the dead to bring a medieval monastery to life’. Dr Michael Carter got his PhD from the Courtauld Institute of Art for a thesis on Cistercian art and architecture in late medieval England, and is Senior Properties Historian at English Heritage. His interests are especially focused on monastic art and architecture.

The lecture will be hosted through Zoom and will take place on Friday 1st October 2021 from 19:00 to 20:00.

Please note: When you register for this talk you will receive an email (with reminders leading up to the event) with a link to a unique Online Event Page. This is where you will be able to access the talk at the scheduled time and date as listed.

Get your ticket 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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