IMS Open Lecture Series 2016-17

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The IMS has great pleasure in inviting you to attend this year's programme of interdisciplinary guest lectures. All lectures are free of charge, and everyone is welcome to attend. All lectures will take place in the Council Chamber, Parkinson Building, and will be followed by a drinks reception.

For updates and more information about the speakers see our Facebook page.

Legendary History and the Land: Vernacular Chronicles in 15th-Century England

Date: Tuesday, 4 October 2016 – 18.00
Details:
Speaker: Raluca Radulescu (Professor of Medieval Literature, Institute for Medieval & Early Modern Studies, Bangor University)
Location: Parkinson Building: 1.08, University of Leeds. For further details, contact Axel Müller, phone 0113 343 3614, email a.muller@leeds.ac.uk or see the IMS Facebook page.
Franciscus Traini pinxit: The Many Authors of an Altarpiece of St Dominic in 14th-Century Pisa
Date: Tuesday, 1 November 2016 – 17.30
Details:
Speaker: Joanna Cannon (Professor in the History of Art, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London)
Location: Nathan Bodington 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 IMS Facebook page.

Sorcerers, Bastards, Changelings: Political Smears in Late Medieval England

Date: Tuesday, 22 November 2016 – 17.30
Details:
Speaker: Chris J. Given-Wilson (Professor of Medieval History, St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies, University of St Andrews)
Location: Nathan Bodington 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 IMS Facebook page.
Inaugural Lecture: The Present Mirrored in the Past: Why Interpreting Medieval Monasticism Matters
Date: Tuesday, 6 December 2016 – 17.30
Details:

Speaker: Emilia Jamroziak (Professor of Medieval Religious History, School of History, and Director, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds)
Location: Nathan Bodington 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 IMS Facebook page.

The Image of the Greek: Western Views of Orthodox Monks and Monasticism in the Later Middle Ages
Date: Tuesday, 7 February 2017 – 17.30
Details:

Speaker: Andrew T. Jotischky (Professor of History, Royal Holloway, University of London)
Location: Nathan Bodington 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 IMS Facebook page.

Runes and Verse: The Medialities of Early Scandinavian Poetry
Date: Tuesday, 21 February 2017 – 17.30
Details:

Speaker: Judith Jesch (Professor of Viking Studies and Director for the Study of the Viking Age, University of Nottingham)
Location: Nathan Bodington 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 IMS Facebook page.

The Archaeology of Anarchy?: Landscapes of War and Status in 12th-Century England

Date: Tuesday, 7 March 2017 – 17.30
Details:
Speaker: Oliver H. Creighton (Professor of Archaeology, College of Humanities, University of Exeter)
Location: Nathan Bodington 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 IMS Facebook page.