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

Venue: 
Wolfson Room II, in the lower ground floor, unless otherwise stated in the porgramme, below.

Time: Monday, 5:15pm.

Spring Term 2015
DateSeminar details
19 January Marching on their Stomachs? Crusader Marches to the Holy Land in the Twelfth Century

Joanna Phillips (University of Leeds)


2 February From Le Puy to Jerusalem: Raymond of Saint-Gilles, the Auvergne, and the 'Provencal' Background of the First Crusade

Thomas Lecaque (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)


16 February Material Effects: Leave-Taking and Rituals of Departure in Preparation for the Fourth Crusade

Anne Lester (University of Colorado, Boulder)


2 March The Ecology of Crusading: The Environmental Impact of Holy War, Colonisation and Religious Conversion in the Medieval Baltic

Aleks Pluskowski (University of Reading)