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 2021 will be held at King's College; Information about signing in will be circulated to the mailing list prior to each meeting.

 

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

and the whole medievalist collective

Events

Oct
14

Writing Henry III

David Carpenter [KCL, emeritus]
Oct
28

Did early Muslims Baptize their children? Initiation rituals and religious affiliation in the 7th-9th-century Near East

Anna Chrysostomides [QMUL]
Nov
11

Wax, honey and cross-cultural trade in the later middle ages

Alex Sapoznik
Nov
25

Carry on regardless? English local government and political crises under the Three Edwards, 1294-1348

Andrew Spencer [Gonville & Caius]