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Follow this page to keep up to date with our programme of visiting speakers and our summer symposium.

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.

UPCOMING events

GCMS Seminars Autumn 2019

Convenor: Rebecca Rist
r.a.c.rist@reading.ac.uk

Date  Seminar title
11 October, 4:30 pm, Edith Morley 124 'Queen Sybil of Jerusalem and the Third Crusade' - Helen Nicholson (University of Cardiff) 
14 November, 6:30 pm, Van Emden LT Stenton Lecture - 'Reconsidering the Question of Pagan Survivals in the Christian Middle Ages' - Ronald Hutton (University of Bristol). The lecture will be preceded by a colloquium in the afternoon- more details to follow.
28 November, 4:30 pm, Edith Morley 124 'The late Byzantine aristocracy and the mystery of the Perivleptos' - Jonathan Harris (Royal Holloway, University of London)
12 December, 4:30 pm, Edith Morley 124 'Odd men out? The Turks in twelfth-century Syria' - Carole Hillenbrand (University of Edinburgh)

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