Medieval History Research seminars
Medieval History seminars take place throughout the academic year and are open to staff, students and the general public.
Seminar times and venues
Please check below for times, dates and venues.
Semester 1 2023/24
|Tue 3 Oct||
Bastiaan Waagmeester (University of Tübingen)
‘Episcopal manuals and the ordering of knowledge in a post-Carolingian world’, LG.10, 40 George Square, 5:15pm
|Wed 11 Oct||Daniel Smail (Harvard University)||‘Slavery and the Pursuit of Freedom in Later Medieval Mediterranean Europe’ (Annual Lecture in the History of Slavery; co-badged with the Edinburgh Centre for Global History), Appleton Tower, Lecture Theatre 1, 5pm|
|Mon 30 Oct||Luca Zenobi (HCA), Stephen Bowd (HCA), Lucinda Byatt (LLC), Isabella Lazzarini (University of Molise)||‘History From the Margins: A Panel Discussion and Book Launch of Luca Zenobi, Borders and the Politics of Space in Late Medieval Italy: Milan, Venice, and their Territories’, CMB Seminar Room 1, 4pm (co-badged with the History Department Seminar)|
|Thu 2 Nov||Jenny McHugh (University of Lancaster)||‘Loyalty and Rebellion in Fourteenth-Century Scotland: An Examination of Allegiance via Oaths of ‘Fealty’ and Treason Trials’ (co-badged with the Scottish History seminar), LG.11, 40 George Square, 5:15pm|
|Thu 16 Nov||Andy King (University of Southampton)||‘Edward, by the Grace of God, King of Scotland”: Perceptions of the Kingship of Edward Balliol, 1332-56’ (co-badged with the Scottish History seminar), LG.11, 40 George Square, 5:15pm|
|Tue 28 Nov||Adam Cohen (University of Toronto)||‘Making the Utrecht Psalter: Copying and Creativity in the Carolingian World’ (Leverhulme Lecture), LG.10, 40 George Square, 5:15pm|
NB Speakers without affiliations indicated are the University of Edinburgh.
Please contact the convenor if you have any questions.