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Calendar 2014 & Calendar 2015

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September

Maculate Conception: Medieval Iconographies of Transplant

Date: Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 16.00-18.00
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School of Fine Arts, History of Art & Cultural Studies Research Seminars
Speaker: Jane Taylor, Wole Soyinka Chair of Theatre and Drama, School of English, University of Leeds
Location: Old Mining Building 2.01, University of Leeds. For further details, contact Eva Frojmovic, phone 0113 343 5197, email e.frojmovic@leeds.ac.uk.

October

Rendlesham Re-Discovered: An East Anglian Royal Centre of the Time of Sutton Hoo
Date: Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 17.30-18.30
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Institute for Medieval Studies Open Lecture Series
Speaker: Christopher Scull, School of History, Archaeology & Religion, Cardiff 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.

Debating Reform in Female Religious Communities of the 10th and 11th Centuries
Date: Tuesday, 23 October 2014, 17.30-18.30
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Institute for Medieval Studies Open Lecture Series
Speaker: Steven Vanderputten, Vakgroep Geschiedenis, Universiteit Gent
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.

'The Deeds of the Abbots': How to Run a Monastery in Late Medieval England
Date: Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 17.15
Details:
School of History Medieval Seminar
Speaker: Martin Heale, School of History, University of Liverpool
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.

November

Affective Piety, Theology, and Penance in Late 11th-Century Worcester
Date: Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 17.15
Details:
School of History Medieval Seminar
Speaker: Helen Foxhall Forbes, Department of History, Durham University
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.

December

Baths of Bliss in the Middle Ages: Fact and Fiction
Date: Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 17.30-18.30
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Speaker: Elizabeth Archibald, Institute of Advanced Study, University of Durham
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.

Unlikely Heroes and Plausible Heroines: Historical Fiction as a Way of Getting Academic Research out into the Wider World
Date: Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 17.30-18.30
Details:
Speaker: Victoria Whitworth, Centre for Nordic Studies, University of the Highlands & Islands
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.
'Reflecting the Figure of Man at Twice his Natural Size': Why the Study of Central-European Franciscan Nuns Matters
Date: Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 17.15
Details:
School of History Medieval Seminar
Speaker: Kirsty Day, 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.

January

February

The Hierarchy of Privacy: Spatial Arrangements and Private Spaces in Late Medieval Castles
Date: Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 17.15
Details:
School of History Medieval Seminar
Speaker: Audrey Thorstad, 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.

March

Emotional Memory and the Writing of History: Medieval Catalan Perspectives
Date: Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 17.15
Details:
School of History Medieval Seminar
Speaker: Antonella Liuzzo Scorpo, School of Humanities, Department of History, University of Lincoln
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.

April

The Use and Abuse of Pilgrims in Northern Italy
Date: Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 17.15
Details:
School of History Medieval Seminar
Speaker: Paul Oldfield, School of Arts, Languages & Cultures - History , University of Manchester
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.

May

July

International Medieval Congress 2015

International Medieval Congress 2015 - Special Thematic Strand: Reform and Renewal
Date: Monday, 6 July - Thursday, 9 July 2015
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 2014-15