Events

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Calendar 2014 & Calendar 2015

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April

History and Legend in the Making in the Early Middle Ages

Date: Monday, 28 April 2014, 17.00
Details:

IMS Medieval Group Meeting
Speakers: N. Kivilcim Yavuz, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds, and Catalin Taranu, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Location: Parkinson Building, Room 4.06 'Le Patourel Room'. Tea at 17.00. Presentations begin at 17.30. Everyone is welcome. For further details, contact Emilia Jamroziak, email e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk.

May

Did Saladin Destroy the Libraries of Fatimid Egypt?: An Historiographical Inquiry
Date: Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 17.15
Details:
School of History Medieval Seminar
Speaker: Fozia Bora, School of Modern Language and Cultures, University of Leeds
Location: Michael Sadler 3.40, University of Leeds. For further details, contact Emilia Jamroziak or Iona McCleery, email i.mccleery@leeds.ac.uk or e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk.
'Relating to Creatures' as Subordinate to God: Thomas Aquinas on Infused Moral Virtues
Date: Monday, 12 May 2014, 17.00
Details:

IMS Medieval Group Meeting
Speaker: Mark Wynn, School of Philosophy, Religion & History of Science, University of Leeds
Location: Parkinson Building, Room 4.06 'Le Patourel Room'. Tea at 17.00. Presentations begin at 17.30. Everyone is welcome. For further details, contact Emilia Jamroziak, email e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk.

July

International Medieval Congress 2014

International Medieval Congress 2014 - Special Thematic Strand: Empire
Date: Monday, 7 July - Thursday, 10 July 2014
Details:
Organised by the Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds. The Congress also hosts a series of events which are open to the general public. For further information please click here or contact the IMC at imc@leeds.ac.uk.

Past Events from 2013-14

Medieval Male Bonding and its Place in the History of Homosexuality
Date: Tuesday, 8 October 2013, 17.30-18.30
Details:

Institute for Medieval Studies Open Lecture Series
Speaker: Klaus van Eickels, Lehrstuhl für Mittelalterliche Geschichte unter Einbeziehung der Landesgeschichte, Otto-Friedrich-Universität, Bamberg
Location: Council Chamber, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds. For further details, contact Axel Müller, phone 0113 343 3614, email a.muller@leeds.ac.uk or see the Open Lectures Facebook page.

Royal Armouries Excursion
Date: Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 13.00-17.00
Details:

LUU Medieval Society
The tour will be given by Natalie Anderson and Iason Tzouriadis (both Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds) and will start from the Armouries Foyer at 13:00. For further details, please contact Rose Sawyer, roseasawyer@gmail.com or visit Twitter or Facebook.

20th Annual Medieval Group Research Afternoon
Date: Saturday, 26 October 2013, 14.00-17.00
Details:

IMS Medieval Group
The Research Afternoon will be held in the Le Patourel Room, Parkinson, 4.06. The Programme for is available at http://www.leeds.ac.uk/ims/about/medievalgroup1314.htm. For further details, contact email Emilia Jamroziak, e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk.

Wearmouth and Jarrow: Northumbrian Monasteries in an Historic Landscape
Date: Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 17.30-18.30
Details:
Institute for Medieval Studies Open Lecture Series
Speaker: Sam Turner, Professor of Archaeology, School of History, Classics & Archaeology, Newcastle University
Location: Centenary Gallery, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds. For further details, contact Axel Müller, phone 0113 343 3614, email a.muller@leeds.ac.uk or see the Open Lectures Facebook page.
The Importance of Being Harnest: Armour, Heraldry, and Recognition in the Late Medieval 'Mêlée'
Date: Wednesday, 30 October 2013, 17.15
Details:
School of History Medieval Seminar
Speaker: Ralph Moffat, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow Museums
Location: Michael Sadler 3.11 (Grant Room), University of Leeds. For further details, contact Emilia Jamroziak or Iona McCleery, email i.mccleery@leeds.ac.uk or e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk.
The Medieval Manuscripts in the Special Collections of the Brotherton Library, University of Leeds - An Insight
Date: Friday, 1 November 2013, 17:30-19:30
Details:

LUU Medieval Society
Speakers: William Flynn (Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds), Catherine Karkov (School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies, University of Leeds), and N. Kivilcim Yavuz (Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds).
Location: Brotherton Room, Special Collections, Brotherton Library, University of Leeds. For further details, please contact Rose Sawyer, roseasawyer@gmail.com or visit Twitter or Facebook.

Strengths Less Ordinary of Grettir the Strong: Distributed Reading of the 'No Reaction' Formula in Grettis saga
Date: Monday, 4 November 2013, 17.00
Details:

IMS Medieval Group Meeting
Speaker: Slavica Rankovic, School of English, University of Leeds
Location: Parkinson Building, Room 4.06 'Le Patourel Room'. Tea at 17.00. Presentations begin at 17.30. Everyone is welcome. For further details, contact Emilia Jamroziak, email e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk.

Charlemagne, Benedict Levita, and the Labourers of Le Mans
Date: Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 17.15
Details:
'The Glory between Defeat and Disaster - Northumbrian Coinage 685-867' and 'Early Career Numismatics: Leeds, Asthallm and Beyond'
Date: Monday, 25 November 2013, 17.00
Details:

IMS Medieval Group Meeting
Speakers: Tony Abramson, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds, and Lucy Moore, City Museum, Leeds
Location: Parkinson Building, Room 4.06 'Le Patourel Room'. Tea at 17.00. Presentations begin at 17.30. Everyone is welcome. For further details, contact Emilia Jamroziak, email e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk.

School of History Medieval Seminar
Speaker: Charles West, Department of History, University of Sheffield
Location: Michael Sadler 3.11 (Grant Room), University of Leeds. For further details, contact Emilia Jamroziak or Iona McCleery, email i.mccleery@leeds.ac.uk or e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk.
'Killed the Boar, Shaved his Head': The Violent Death of King Richard III
Date: Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 17.30-18.30
Details:
Institute for Medieval Studies Open Lecture Series
Speaker: Robert C. Woosnam-Savage, Senior Curator for Edged Weapons, Royal Armouries, Leeds
Location: Council Chamber, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds. For further details, contact Axel Müller, phone 0113 343 3614, email a.muller@leeds.ac.uk or see the Open Lectures Facebook page.

Christmas Party
Date: Monday, 9 December 2013, 17.00
Details:

IMS Medieval Group Meeting
Location: Parkinson Building, Room 4.06 'Le Patourel Room'. Everyone is welcome. For further details, contact Emilia Jamroziak, email e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk.

A Game of Chains: Dynamics of Use of the Manuscripts of Bonaventure's Commentary to the Sentences in the Biblioteca Antoniana of Padua during the 14th and 15th Centuries
Date: Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 17.15
Details:
School of History Medieval Seminar
Speaker: René Hernández Vera, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Location: Michael Sadler 3.11 (Grant Room), University of Leeds. For further details, contact Emilia Jamroziak or Iona McCleery, email i.mccleery@leeds.ac.uk or e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk.
Re-Mediating Sacred Topography and History: The Franciscans of Mount Zion and the Construction of a Cultural Memory of the Holy Land
Date: Monday, 27 January 2014, 17.00
Details:

IMS Medieval Group Meeting
Speaker: Michele Campopiano, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York
Location: Parkinson Building, Room 4.06 'Le Patourel Room'. Tea at 17.00. Presentations begin at 17.30. Everyone is welcome. For further details, contact Emilia Jamroziak, email e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk.

Scotland and the Scots in the French Literature of the 12th and 13th Centuries
Date: Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 17.15
Details:
School of History Medieval Seminar
Speaker: Matthew Hammond, School of Humanities, University of Glasgow
Location: Michael Sadler 3.40, University of Leeds. For further details, contact Emilia Jamroziak or Iona McCleery, email i.mccleery@leeds.ac.uk or e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk.
'The devil on my tail': Clothing and Visual Culture in Medieval Exempla
Date: Monday, 17 February 2014, 17.00
Details:

IMS Medieval Group Meeting
Speaker: Cordelia Warr, School of Arts, Languages & Cultures, University of Manchester
Location: Parkinson Building, Room 4.06 'Le Patourel Room'. Tea at 17.00. Presentations begin at 17.30. Everyone is welcome. For further details, contact Emilia Jamroziak, email e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk.

Mind, Body, and Voice in Medieval Writing
Date: Tuesday, 18 February 2014, 17.30-18.30
Details:
Institute for Medieval Studies Open Lecture Series
Speaker: Corinne Saunders, Professor of English Literature, Department of English Studies, Durham University and Associate Director, Centre for Medical Humanities, Durham University
Location: Council Chamber, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds. For further details, contact Axel Müller, phone 0113 343 3614, email a.muller@leeds.ac.uk or see the Open Lectures Facebook page.
Martyrs, Masons, and the Municipality: Guild Drama and Communities in 15th-Century Ghent
Date: Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 17.15
Details:
School of History Medieval Seminar
Speaker: Laura Crombie, Department of History, University of York
Location: Michael Sadler 3.11 (Grant Room), University of Leeds. For further details, contact Emilia Jamroziak or Iona McCleery, email i.mccleery@leeds.ac.uk or e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk.
The Falling Body of Eilmer the Flying Monk
Date: Monday, 10 March 2014, 17.15-19.15
Details:
School of English Medieval and Early Modern Seminar Series
Speaker: James Paz, School of English, University of Leeds
Location: Alumni Room, School of English, University of Leeds. For further details, contact Jane Rickard, phone 0113 343 4770, email j.rickard@leeds.ac.uk
The First Imposition of a Badge on European Jews: Henry III of England's 1218 Mandate
Date: Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 17.30-18.30
Details:
Institute for Medieval Studies Open Lecture Series
Speaker: John Tolan, Professeur d'Histoire et Directeur du Projet ERC 'RELMIN: Le statut légal des minorités religieuses dans l'espace euro-méditerranéen (Ve-XVe siècles)', Département d'Histoire, Université de Nantes
Location: Centenary Gallery, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds. For further details, contact Axel Müller, phone 0113 343 3614, email a.muller@leeds.ac.uk or see the Open Lectures Facebook page.
Summaries and Sound-Bites?: The Production of Excerpt Manuscripts of the Policraticus in England in the Later Middle Ages
Date: Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 17.15
Details:
School of History Medieval Seminar
Speaker: Lauren Moreau, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Location: Michael Sadler 3.11 (Grant Room), University of Leeds. For further details, contact Emilia Jamroziak or Iona McCleery, email i.mccleery@leeds.ac.uk or e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk.
The Experience of Worship in Late-Medieval Parish Church: Two Participants' Views of an AHRC/ESRC Project
Date: Monday, 17 March 2014, 17.00
Details:

IMS Medieval Group Meeting
Speaker: Jane and William Flynn, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Location: Parkinson Building, Room 4.06 'Le Patourel Room'. Tea at 17.00. Presentations begin at 17.30. Everyone is welcome. For further details, contact Emilia Jamroziak, email e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk.

From the Thames to the Rhine: Geographies and Social Networks of English Literary Culture (850-1150)

Date: Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 17.30-18.30
Details:
Institute for Medieval Studies Open Lecture Series
Speaker: Elizabeth M. Tyler, Department of English & Related Literature, University of York, and Centre for Medieval Literature (CML), Universities of Odense and York
Location: Council Chamber, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds. For further details, contact Axel Müller, phone 0113 343 3614, email a.muller@leeds.ac.uk or see the Open Lectures Facebook page.