Scholarship: Medieval and Renaissance Studies MA at UCL, Deadline 31st March 2022

The square half-mile around the UCL Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies must contain the highest concentration of manuscripts, books and seminars relating to the period 400 to 1600 anywhere in the Anglophone world. Situated halfway between the British Library and the School of Advanced Study, the Centre benefits from the richness of local resourcesContinue reading “Scholarship: Medieval and Renaissance Studies MA at UCL, Deadline 31st March 2022”

CFP: ‘Scientific Recreation / Recreational Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe’, 15-16 July 2022, University College London, deadline 31 March 2022

This two-day conference, funded by the Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) at UCL, exploits the ambiguous meaning of the term “recreation” to bring together two important but disparate themes in the current scholarship of medieval and early modern recipe literature: the experimental turn centred the reproduction of scientific, craft, and household recipes, and studies highlightingContinue reading “CFP: ‘Scientific Recreation / Recreational Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe’, 15-16 July 2022, University College London, deadline 31 March 2022”

Conference: FLAWS Medieval Research Conference, UCL

The London Medieval Graduate Network is pleased to announce that its annual conference will take place at UCL on 29th May 2014 with the theme of ‘Flaws.’ This inter-disciplinary conference examines how deliberate or mistaken defects, errors, limitations and imperfections have been perceived across the medieval period. Flaws are something all researchers have to dealContinue reading “Conference: FLAWS Medieval Research Conference, UCL”

Conference: Sensory Perception and the Medieval World, UCL

Participants will consider the ways in which we understand and interpret written, printed, and physical materials from the early medieval period. This is enhanced by the growing availability of digital resources which enhance the potential for visual perception while reducing the opportunity to use other senses for interpretation. At the same time, scholarship is becomingContinue reading “Conference: Sensory Perception and the Medieval World, UCL”