School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Annual Event: Friday 20 May

Event details

CMRS Postgraduate Forum

All are welcome to attend.

10:30-11:00 Registration and Coffee 

11:00-12:30 Panel One 


Chenin Shou, "Guy of Warwick and the Transformation of Conscience"

Atsuko Betchaku, "Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and James VI"

Rowena Yip, "Metatheatricality, Irony, and Scepticism in John Marston's Antonio Plays"

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30-2:30 Panel Two 


Xiaona Wang, "The Role of the Medieval ‘Light Metaphysics’ Tradition in Newton’s Optiks"

Siobhan Cooke, "The War of Two Hairstyles: Masculinity and Dress during the English Civil War"

2:30-3:00 Coffee Break

CMRS Celebration

3:00-5:00 Experiencing Medieval and Renaissance soundscapes Martin Ritchie, '"O sing with praise unto the Lord, new sangis of joy and mirth": recreating the soundscape of worship in Reformation Scotland'


James Loxley and Anna Groundwater, 'The soundscape of early modern London: the Virtual Paul's Cross project'

Alex Collins, 'The soundscape of a medieval manuscript'

The forum is followed by the annual Denys Hay Lecture and a reception.  Prof. Catherine Clarke (University of Southampton) - 'Place machines: memory, imagination and the medieval city'


May 20 2016 -

Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Annual Event: Friday 20 May

This day-long celebration of the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies' vibrant research starts with the CMRS Postgraduate Forum, showcasing postgraduate research across disciplines and time periods.

University of Edinburgh,
Project Room,
School of Literature, Languages and Cultures,
50 George Square,