Lecture: ‘Risky Investments? Mercantile patronage at Santa María del Mar in Barcelona’, Dr Tom Nickson, Thursday, 6 October 2022, 18:30-19:30 (BST)

Why give money to your local church? In this paper Dr Tom Nickson focuses on the 14th-century parish church of Santa Maria del Mar in Barcelona, and explores the risks and rewards it offered to the local merchant community who invested in its construction.