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Be Curious: 'Curious Curye'

On Saturday 19 March, 2016 the Institute for Medieval Studies took part in the University-wide STEM-sponsored Be Curious festival.

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Setting the Table in Medieval Kirkstall.

Join us at the picturesque ruins of Kirkstall Abbey, and learn about the relevance medieval food cultures to today, as well as the eating, fasting, and hospitality of late medieval Cistercian monks. Starts at 12:00 pm.

A Biology Lesson from the Bats

The final talk in the latest Moveable Feast series on the theme of 'Animal Encounters'. Starts at 1:00 pm.

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Simon Ball

Chair of International History and Politics

Research student profile

Hannah Coates

PhD student interested in early modern political culture. Currently researching the political thought of Sir Francis Walsingham.