Interdisciplinary Seminar on Medievalism

Venue: Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House unless otherwise stated

Time: Wednesdays 17:30

Convenors: Simon Trafford (IHR), Sarah Salih (KCL), Claire Pascolini-Campbell

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
4 October
17:30
The politics of space: political uses of medieval statues
Andrew Elliott (Lincoln)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

15 November
17:30
The influence of medieval notions of chivalry in eighteenth-century historical texts
Alexandra Anderson (Leeds)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

13 December
17:30
What are we but creatures to be crushed if Holy Church require it?”: experiencing medieval church reform during The Festival of Britain
Philippa Byrne (Oxford)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
10 January
17:30
Story, rules and play: experiencing the Middle Ages through digital games
Robert Houghton (University of Winchester)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

7 February
17:30
Medieval belonging and oriental otherness in figurations of Iberia
Nadia Altschul (University of Glasgow)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

7 March
17:30
The philosophy of medieval history: an intellectual mode for experiencing the Middle Ages?
Daniel Fairbrother (University of Warwick)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR