Conference: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Festival, Online, 12-13 June 2020

You are warmly invited to join us for a summer celebration of all things Medieval and Early Modern. As well as a wide selection of papers highlighting new research from undergraduate and postgraduate students, early career researchers and staff, you will be able to join us for lively roundtables and workshops. Owing to the currentContinue reading “Conference: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Festival, Online, 12-13 June 2020”

Conference: The social intellectual: experience and thought in the Middle Ages, University of York, 19 March 2020

This international conference explores the organic relationship between lived experience and academic/religious thought, beginning from the position that intellectual activity and social experience were closely intertwined in the medieval period.

Conference: ‘Our Aelred’: Friendship, Leadership and Sainthood at Rievaulx Abbey, 3-4th July 2020

Bringing together leading academics and heritage professionals, this conference provides a unique opportunity to examine Aelred’s impact on the architectural development of Rievaulx, his role in the Cistercian settlement of northern England and his activities as an author.

Conference Programme: Women and Violence in the Late Medieval Mediterranean, ca. 1100-1500, 27 September 2019

The last decades have witnessed an increased interest in research on the relationship between women and violence in the Middle Ages, with new works both on female criminality and on women as victims of violence. The contributions of gender theory and feminist criminology have renewed the approached used in this type of research. Nevertheless, manyContinue reading “Conference Programme: Women and Violence in the Late Medieval Mediterranean, ca. 1100-1500, 27 September 2019”

Conference: Collecting, Curating, Assembling: New Approaches to the Archive in the Middle Ages, St Andrews Uni, 13-14 September 2019

Collecting, Curating, Assembling: New Approaches to the Archive in the Middle Ages will take place at the University of St Andrews on 13-14 September 2019, and is jointly held by the School of Art History, SAIMS and the University’s Special Collections Division. Please send all queries to medievalarchive@st-andrews.ac.uk. Friday 13 September  [Venue: Napier Reading Room, Martyrs Kirk, NorthContinue reading “Conference: Collecting, Curating, Assembling: New Approaches to the Archive in the Middle Ages, St Andrews Uni, 13-14 September 2019”

Conference: British Archaeological Association Post-Graduate Conference, London, Saturday 23rd November 2019

We are excited to present a diverse conference which includes postgraduates and early career researchers in the fields of medieval history of art, architecture, and archaeology.

Conference: ‘Medieval Seas’, London Medieval Society, 11 Bedford Square, London, November 17, 2018, 10.30-18.00

‘Medieval Seas’ brings together scholars from the fields of history, archaeology and literature to explore our medieval maritime past.

Conference: Iberian (In)tolerance: Minorities, Cultural Exchanges and Social Exclusion in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Era, London, 8–9 November 2018

During the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, minorities in the Iberian peninsula experienced both peaceful coexistence and, at times, violent intolerance. But despite restrictions, persecutions, and forced conversions, extensive cultural production and exchange among Jews, Christians and Muslims defined the life in towns and cities across the centuries, particularly in Al-Andalus.