IMS Postgraduate Symposium 2012

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26 May 2012: NB: Change of Venue - Parkinson Building, Le Patourel Room (#406), University of Leeds

MONASTIC SPACE THROUGH TIME

The Production and Use of Space by the Monastic and Mendicant Orders in the European Middle Ages

9:30 – 10:00: REGISTRATION

10:00 – 11:00: SESSION 1

Isabella Bolognese, Hermits in Space: Some Observations on Representational and Organisational Problems in a New Twelfth-Century Southern-Italian Hermitage

Dr William Flynn, Building up the Virtues: Hildegard's Scivias and Construction on the Disibodenberg, 1114-1146

11:00 – 11:15: COFFEE AND TEA BREAK

11:15 – 12:15: KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Dr Anthony Masinton, Union and Dissolution: The Monastic Parish Church

 

12:15 – 1:30: LUNCH

 

1:30 – 2:30: SESSION 2

Sarah Lynch, The Children's Cloister: Choirboys and Space in Late-Medieval Cathedrals

Benjamin A Wright, The World as Cloister: Cambron Abbey and the Reconfiguration of Sacred Space 1322-1330

2:30 – 2:45: COFFEE AND TEA BREAK

2:45 – 3:45: SESSION 3

Richard Thomason, Hospitality in a Cistercian Context

Ryan Storr, Conflict in Thirteenth-Century Valencia: A Legal Dispute between the Cistercian Monastery of Benifassa and the Knights Hospitaller

3:45 – 4:00: COFFEE AND TEA BREAK

4:00 – 5:00: ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

 

This conference is supported by the

School of History and the Institute for Medieval Studies

at the University of Leeds

 

There is no need to register in advance and everybody is welcome to attend. For more details on the symposium, please contact Steve Werronen, Institute for Medieval Studies, ms08sw@leeds.ac.uk, or Dr. Erin Dailey, School of History, e.t.dailey@leeds.ac.uk