These include an annual 'themed' programme of visiting speakers; a summer symposium, and a special series of public lectures on medieval art and architecture with guided visits to sites of special interest.

GCMS Seminars

Autumn 2018

Seminars will be held on Thursdays at 4.30 pm in Edith Morley 124 (except for the Stenton Lecture and Stenton Symposium

11 October

‘Phantom Bodies: The Fairy-Bride Narratives of Walter Map and Gervais of Tilbury’ - Victoria Flood (University of Birmingham)

25 October

‘An English proposal for a crusade against the Irish, c. 1329-31’ - Norman Housley (University of Leicester)

22 November

Stenton Symposium: ‘English Royal Charters 1066-1215: Discoveries, Gaps and Opportunities’ (various speakers).

Palmer Building, Room 102: 13:00-17:00

Stenton Lecture: ‘The Letters of England’s Kings and Queens 1154-1215: A Vast New Resource?’ Nicholas Vincent (University of East Anglia)

G11 Lecture Theatre, Henley Business School, Whiteknights Campus, 18:30: entrance from 18:00

29 November

‘The Letters of the First Crusade and Monastic Scribal Culture’ - Thomas Smith (University of Leeds)

13 December

'Monastic Wales: new approaches’ - Janet Burton (University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter) 



Convenor: Rebecca Rist

See our GCMS - Noticeboard page for more information on events planned for this session.

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