British Archaeological Association March Lecture

Professor Thomas Coomans will give a lecture entitled ‘Late Medieval Beguinages in the Low Countries: A ‘Poor’ Architecture for Semi-Religious Women’ at 5.00 pm on Wednesday, 5 March at the Society of Antiquaries (Burlington House, Piccadilly, London). Tea is available from 4.30 pm. The lecture forms a part of the British Archaeological Association’s 2013-14 lecture series, and is open to all. Home

Illuminating History in the Anglo-Norman World

RESEARCH SEMINAR: MEDIEVAL WORK IN PROGRESS The Courtauld Institute of Art, Research Forum South Room 17.30, Wednesday, 12 March 2014     Illuminating History in the Anglo-Norman World Speaker(s): Dr Laura Cleaver (Trinity College, Dublin) Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission Organised by: Dr Tom Nickson In the twelfth and thirteenth centuries history (interpreted as both theContinue reading “Illuminating History in the Anglo-Norman World”


Showcasing New Research! Thursday 6 and Friday, 7 March 2014 Thursday, 6 March: 10.00 – 18.15 Friday, 7 March: 12.00 – 17.35 Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, Courtauld Institute of Art Click here for full programme Speaker(s): include Thomas Ardill, James Alexander Cameron, Jessica Barker, Marie Collier, Nicola Jennings, Anna Koopstra, Anya Matthews, Irene Noy, Gosia Osinska,Continue reading “THE 2014 COURTAULD INSTITUTE OF ART POSTGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM”

The Infidel before the Judge: Navigating Justice Systems in Multiconfessional Medieval Europe

Upcoming lecture at Queen Mary, University of London, entitled  ‘The Infidel before the Judge: Navigating Justice Systems in Multiconfessional Medieval Europe’ by Professor John Tolan (Université de Nantes) Friday, 14th March 2014, 3-5pm Main Building, room 4426 Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square London WC1H 0XG All are welcome. For further inquiries contact:

Making and Breaking the Rules: Discussions, Implementation and Consequences of Dominican Legislation (6-8 March)

6-8 MARCH 2014, GERMAN HISTORICAL INSTITUTE LONDON 17 BLOOMSBURY SQUARE LONDON WC1A 2NJ Attendance is free, but please register with Carole Sterckx ( by 3 March as seats are limited. Click here for the full programme.

Workshop: The Crusades: History and Literature, London, 22 March 2014

A one-day workshop on the crusades and their texts, to include talks on lyric responses to the crusades in medieval France and Occitania, poetic sources in First Crusade texts, crusading warfare, chivalry and the enslavement of women and children, Outremer and redemptive suffering, and non-knightly participants in the crusades.

Commemoration of the Dead: New Approaches, New Perspectives, New Material

Call for Papers for Commemoration of the Dead: New Approaches, New Perspectives, New Material conference to be held 10.00- 17.00, Saturday 15 November 2014 at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Proposals are invited for papers to be presented at a one-day conference, jointly sponsored by the Monumental Brass Society andContinue reading “Commemoration of the Dead: New Approaches, New Perspectives, New Material”

Lecture: Fashionable goods in Early Modern Europe, 1550-1700

INAUGURAL LECTURE: PROFESSOR EVELYN WELCH, Fashionable goods in Early Modern Europe, 1550-1700 Great Hall King’s Building Strand Campus When: 05/03/2014 (18:30) This event is open to all and free to attend, but booking is required via our Eventbrite page. Registration URL: Thinking through things: An Inaugural Lecture by Professor Evelyn Welch, Vice Principal (Arts & Sciences) TheContinue reading “Lecture: Fashionable goods in Early Modern Europe, 1550-1700”

Annual Medieval Studies Lecture at the University of Lincoln

The Annual Medieval Studies Lecture at the University of Lincoln will be taking place this year on Thursday 27th March 2014 in the Cargill Lecture Theatre. Registration from 5.30pm, Lecture starting at 6pm, followed by drinks.  The guest speaker this year is Professor Simon Barton (University of Exeter), who will be speaking on “Damsels in Distress: Interfaith Sex and Power Politics in Medieval Iberia”.  Continue reading “Annual Medieval Studies Lecture at the University of Lincoln”

UCL Interdisciplinary Medieval and Renaissance Seminar

The next UCL IMARS Seminar will be held on Monday, 3 March with Prof. Peter Mack (Warburg) and Dr Dilwyn Knox (UCL) speaking. Their panel is entitled:  ‘Renaissance Philosophy and Rhetoric’. Please email for further information: UCL’s Medieval Interdisciplinary Seminar is a graduate-founded and run seminar which holds holds discussions across disciplines and departments, taking questions of Continue reading “UCL Interdisciplinary Medieval and Renaissance Seminar”