The LUU Medieval Society is starting an exciting year of events with a trip to nearby Kirkstall Abbey, which will include browsing at the Kirkstall Market. Starts at 1:00 pm.
The Institute for Medieval Studies (IMS)
The first lecture in the 2018-19 IMS/School of History Medieval Seminar series, presented by Dr. Peter Crooks (Trinity College Dublin), will be held on 31 October 2018. Starts at 5:15 pm.
This IMS Open Lecture, presented by Anne E Lester (Johns Hopkins University), is titled 'A Closeness the Sources Cannot Tell' and will be held on 6 November 2018. Starts at 5:30 pm.
'New Approaches to the North: A Colloquium in Memory of Gordon Forster', held at the University of Leeds, was well-attended and successfully showcased new research.
'The Drive for Purity', the final workshop part of the international project 'Rethinking Reform 900-1150', led and organised by Professor Julia Barrow and Dr Ceri Pitches, proved highly successful.
Hana Komarkova, a PhD student at Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic, is a new Visiting Fellow in the IMS, and will be studying here at the University of Leeds for six months.
The Crusades and the Latin East; Medieval Warfare, Tournaments and Chivalry; The Medieval Baltic Region; History and Literature of Medieval Germany.
Thesis: Continuity of Roman Britain after 410 AD