London Society for Medieval Studies

Venue: Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House unless otherwise stated

Time: Tuesdays 19:00

Chair: Stephen Spencer (stephen.spencer@sas.ac.uk)

Secretary: Calum Cockburn

Publicity Officer: Helen Rampton

Treasurer: Anaïs Waag, Giorgio Lizzul

Committee: Anaïs Waag, Helen Rampton, Emma Knowles, Calum Cockburn, Karel Fraaije

Autumn Term 2018
DateSeminar details
2 October
19:00
Rewriting the Third Crusade: Ralph of Coggeshall’s "Chronicon Anglicanum" and the Evolution of Richard I’s Crusading Exploits
Stephen Spencer (IHR)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

16 October
19:00
Popularising heroism: the Crusades through the eyes of the medieval translator
Carol Sweetenham (University of Warwick/Royal Holloway)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

30 October
19:00
Paintings, Relics, and Reliquaries: Questions of Categorisation
Beth Williamson (University of Bristol)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

13 November
19:00
'HeRSTORY - inclusive narratives of medieval castles'
Karen Dempsey (University of Reading)
Room 243, Second Floor

27 November
19:00
Coordinates on Medieval Maps: Mathematical Cartography in Islam
Yossef Rapoport (Queen Mary University of London)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

27 November
19:00
Coordinates on Medieval Maps: Mathematical Cartography in Islam
Yossef Rapoport (Queen Mary)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

11 December
19:00
Julian of Norwich: A Phenomenology of At-Homeness
Hannah Lucas (Oxford University)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

Spring Term 2019
DateSeminar details
8 January
19:00
Title TBC
Calum Cockburn (University College London)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

22 January
19:00
A ruler of the Latin East? Queen Sybil of Jerusalem (1186-1190)
Helen Nicholson (Cardiff University)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

5 February
19:00
Reflections on becoming in a medieval prayer sequence
Hetta Howes (City University)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

19 February
19:00
Teaching by example: the role and reception of the Middle English Exemplum
Katherine Dixon (University of Cambridge)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

5 March
19:00
The artistic and cultural patronage of a woman of power: Blanche of Castile
Lindy Grant (University of Reading)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

19 March
19:00
Textiles and the Urban Economy in Medieval Welsh Literature
Helen Fulton (University of Bristol)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

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