Medieval History

Seminar or event series

The Medieval History seminar brings together scholars of all career stages to hear papers on every area of medieval history from late antiquity to the fifteenth century.

Due to Covid-19, the Easter Term 2020 seminar was conducted 'virtually'. One paper from the session can be heard as a podcast:

Prof Jessalynn Bird, St Mary's Indiana, "The Grateful Dead: Crusade, Almsgiving, Purgatory and Indulgences for the Dead"

The seminar sessions in Michaelmas Term 2022 will be held at the Faculty of History.

 

Convenors:

Professor John Arnold
Professor Tessa Webber
Dr Julie Barrau
Dr Andrew Spencer

and the whole medievalist collective

Events

Oct
13

Sutton Hoo and Syria: The Anglo-Saxons who Served in the Byzantine Army?

Dr Helen Gittos [Oxford]
Oct
27

Idol Destruction in Bede and Ibn Ishaq: Narratives of Conversion at Late Antique Edges

Prof Andrew Marsham [FAMES]
Nov
10

Five emperors, the sun, a volcano and a ghost. Celestial phenomena and dynastic crisis across Afro-Eurasia around the year 800 CE

Dr Johannes Preiser-Kapeller [Vienna]
Nov
24

Decolonising the Angevin “Empire”

Prof Stephen Church [UEA]