History seminars at the IHR

Crusades And The Latin East

Convenors:  Dr Sue Edgington (Queen Mary, University of London), Professor Jonathan Phillips (Royal Holloway, University of London), Dr William Purkis (University of Birmingham), Dr Jochen Schenk (University of Glasgow)

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Dr William Purkis: W.J.Purkis@bham.ac.uk

As announced in the programme, below.

Time: Monday, 5:15pm.

Summer Term 2014
DateSeminar details
9 June Count Hugh of Troyes and the Crusading Nexus of Champagne

James Doherty (Lancaster University)

This session will involve discussion of a paper that will be circulated in advance.  Further details will follow later this month.

Venue:  The Senate Room

16 June The Chronicle of Amadi: A Problematic Narrative

Peter Edbury (Cardiff University)

Venue:  Room 349

23 June Rhetoric and Emotion in Papal Crusading Letters, c.1145-1227

Iben Fonnesberg-Schmidt (Aalborg University)

Please note: the paper above has been postponed. Now for this session, there will be three twenty minute papers presented by 3 PhD Students below:

‘Visions and Dreams in 12th-Century Narrative Histories of the Crusades’
Beth Spacey (University of Birmingham)

‘The Relationship between Louis IX of France and Genoa during the Seventh Crusade: A Forgotten Contract’
Olivier Berrou (Royal Holloway, University of London)

‘Interwar Crusading in Britain, a “Most Literal” Crusade: The Most Noble Order of Crusaders, 1921–1941’
Mike Horswell (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Venue:  The Court Room