Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies Seminars Autumn 2019

Seminars will be held on Thursdays at 4.30 pm in Edith Morley 124 unless otherwise stated.

11 October FRIDAY, 4.30pm Edith Morley 124

Helen Nicholson (University of Cardiff), ‘Queen Sybil of Jerusalem and the Third Crusade’

14 November

Stenton Lecture: 6.30pm in the Van Emden lecture theatre.

Ronald Hutton (University of Bristol), ‘Reconsidering the Question of Pagan Survivals in the Christian Middle Ages’.

The lecture will be proceeded by a colloquium in the afternoon – more details to follow

28  November

Jonathan Harris (Royal Holloway, University of London), ‘The late Byzantine aristocracy and the mystery of the Perivleptos’

12 December

Carole Hillenbrand (University of Edinburgh)  ‘Odd men out?  The Turks in twelfth-century Syria’


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