The Institute of Medieval Studies is delighted to host the Fourth Annual Leeds Monasticism Conference, titled 'Monastic Sciences: Medicina, Mechanica, Physica', on the 8th and 9th of May, 2015.
Alexander Lock, a former history student who completed his PhD in 2011, has been appointed as Curator of Modern Historical Manuscripts at the British Library
'The use and Abuse of Pilgrims in Northern Italy' Starts at 5:15 pm.
Iona McCleery (University of Leeds) will give a paper on her latest research, entitled 'Death, diet, disease and dearth: interrogating the contexts of healthcare in the late Middle Ages' Starts at 5:00 pm.
Specialises in contemporary Chinese history, with a geographic focus on Manchuria and research emphasis on Northeast Asian interactions in the early Cold War (1945-1960).
Recent graduate Alex talks fondly of his time at Leeds which included hitch-hiking to Morocco and spending a month in Mumbai learning about politics and culture.