History seminars at the IHR

European history 1150-1550

Convenors: Professor John Arnold (Birkbeck), Dr Alixe Bovey (Courtauld), Professor David Carpenter (KCL), Dr Joe Canning, Professor David d'Avray (UCL), Dr Serena Ferente (KCL), Dr Bronach Kane (Bath), Dr Sophie Page (UCL), Dr Eyal Poleg (QMUL), Professor Miri Rubin (QM), Dr John Sabapathy (UCL), Dr Alex Sapoznik (KCL), Dr Alice Taylor (KCL), Dr Cornelia Linde (German Historical Institute)

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact David Carpenter: david.carpenter@kcl.ac.uk

Time:  Thursdays, 17:30

Venue:  Wolfson Room II

All are welcome!

Spring Term 2015
DateSeminar details
8 January Biblical Memories: seeing the Passion all around in England and Bohemia

Lucie Dole┼żalová  (Charles University, Prague)

Chaired by Eyal Poleg


22 January Echoes of Liminal Space: late medieval 'enclosed gardens' of the Low Countries - material devotion and artistic expression

Barbara Baert (University of Leuven)

Chaired by Miri Rubin


29 January The Persian Sofi at the Medici court: magi, merchants and 'cavalieri'

Mahnaz Yousefzadeh (New York University)

Joint with Late Medieval and Early Modern Italy Seminar

Please note:  this session takes place in Wolfson Room I


5 February German autumn or Prague Spring? The Empire in fourteenth-century political culture

Len Scales (University of Durham)

Chaired by John Sabapathy


19 February Documents as Art: England, France and Iberia, c.1200-1450

Jessica Berenbeim (Magdalen College, Oxford)

Chaired by David Carpenter


5 March Slavery and Adoption in Medieval Dubrovnik

Hannah Skoda (St John’s College, Oxford)

Chaired by Alice Taylor


19 March Food culture and cuisine in late medieval Europe

Christopher Woolgar (University of Southampton)

Venue:  Please note:  this has been changed to Wolfson Room I

Chaired by Alexandra Sapoznik