MA Programme

  • The Centre works in tandem with UCL's taught MA in Medieval and Renaissance Studies (MARS).
    MA Programme

2009-2010 events

1 December IHR:
William Day (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge)

Florentine and other Italian personnel in foreign mints, c.1200–1500

Tuesday at 7pm in the Wolfson Room,

on the first floor of the Institute of Historical Research

3 December 2009 IHR:
Dr Hannah Mayer (University of Cambridge, and London)
Milk and Silver: the Work of Jewish women in Medieval England

3 December :  Michael Michael (Christies’ Education):  ‘The hermeneutics of style:  the Luttrell Psalter and its interpretation’

7 December 2009

Marigold Norbye (UCL) UCL History Dept Room G09

Diagrams of Power: Genealogical Trees in Medieval Chronicles

11 December IHR:
Ann Bowtell (RHUL)
How to found a hospital: Elsyngspital 1327-1349

14 January 2010 IHR:
Professor Nils Holger Peterson (University of Copenhagen)
Incarnation, Embodiment and Sacraments: Liturgical Representation and Drama
Joint Session with the Early Medieval Seminar

19 January IHR:
 Leonie Hicks (University of Southampton)

Landscape and fighting in Norman chronicles

Tuesday at 7pm in the Wolfson Room,

on the first floor of the Institute of Historical Research

28 January 2010 IHR:
Ms Kati Ihnat (QM) with Professor Deanna Klepper (Boston University)

28 January 2010 :  Samu Niskanen (Oxford):   'Perceptions on the earliest witnesses of St Anselm's correspondence'. 

2 February IHR:
Debby Banham (Newnham College, Cambridge)

The earliest English culinary recipes: dietary recommendations in Old English medical texts

Tuesday at 7pm in the Wolfson Room,

on the first floor of the Institute of Historical Research

4 February :  Melissa Terras (UCL):   'Reading the Readers:  Computational Approaches to the Palaeography of the Vindolanda Texts'  


11 February 2010 IHR:
Ma Antonia Fitzpatrick (UCL)
The Resurrection and Church Politics

21 February  2010: The Annual Palaeography Lecture  will given by Tessa Webber (Trinity College Cambridge)

22 February 2010 UCL History Department Room G09

Eyal Poleg (University of Edinburgh)

Biblical Fabric or Quasi-Biblical Language: Modes of Citation in Preaching and Liturgy

16 February 

 Edward Coleman (University College Dublin)

Urban crusaders: the Italian city-states and the Holy Land in the twelfth century

Tuesday at 7pm in the Wolfson Room,

on the first floor of the Institute of Historical Research


25 February 2010 IHR:
Professor Martyn Rady (SEES, U of London)
Late Medieval Diets: the Case of Hungary

1 March 2010 Department of History UCL Room G09

Francisco Bethencourt (KCL)

The Portuguese and the Kingdom of Congo in the Early-Modern Period

2 March: Peter Jones (King’s College, Cambridge)

John Argentine (c.1443–1508): alchemy and the
royal doctor

Tuesday at 7pm in the Wolfson Room,

on the first floor of the Institute of Historical Research


11 March 2010 IHR:
Ms Sophie Ambler (KCL)
Justifications for Conciliar Government: the Montfortian Bishops and the forma pacis of 1264

11 March :  James Clarke (Bristol):   'Monastic manuscripts and their readers in Late Medieval England'

16 March: Roberta Gilchrist (University of Reading)

Heirlooms and ancient objects: connecting the lifecycles of medieval people and things

22 March 2010 UCL Department of History Room G09

Thomas Pickles (St Catherine's Oxford)Scriptural Exegesis and the Topography of Monastic Foundation in Early Anglo-Saxon England

11 May: Sarah Hamilton (University of Exeter)

Tuesday at 7pm in the Wolfson Room,

on the first floor of the Institute of Historical Research

28 May 'Revealing Records': one day postgraduate research conference (within fifteen minutes of Bloomsbury!) at KCL: 'Abstracts (200 words max.) are welcome from students wishing to present a 20-minute paper. Papers should focus on a specific type of record (e.g. accounts, charters, chronicles, handbooks, laws & letters). Students interested in speaking should contact <sophie.ambler@kcl.ac.uk>

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