Medieval Encounters

Seminar or event series

Medieval encounters is an interdisciplinary medieval seminar series, supported by the Trevelyan Fund and the History Faculty. Seminars normally take place in St Catharine’s College twice a term, including lectures and  events such as meetings with international graduate students and debates.

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The Hand that Sets the Table: Women and the Transmission of Alternative Religious Knowledge in 14th-century Dissident Networks

Delfi Nieto-Isabel (Queen Mary University of London)
Venue: OCR

Desiderata of the German Historical School: What We Only Think We Know About the (High) Medieval Empire

Vedran Sulovsky (Cambridge)
Venue: Ramsden Room

Chess as Cross-Cultural Encounter in the Libro de axedrez (1283)

Dr Krisztina Ilko (Queens’ College Cambridge)

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banner image: Phesonas and Cassiel playing chess on a 5x5 blue and gold chequered board. Manuscript of Jacques de Longuyon‘s poem 'Les Voeux du Paon', around 1350. Morgan Library, New York, NY, USA, manuscript MS G 24. Folio 025v.