Medieval and Renaissance Studies Research-in-Progress Seminars

Interdisciplinary seminars organised twice a term to showcase the work of UCL research students working on Medieval and Renaissance issues.

Seminars take place on Tuesdays at 5.00pm in Foster Court 123. 

All postgraduate students and staff are welcome.

For more information or if you wish to present your research at one of our seminars, please contact us.

Organised by:

Timothy Demetris (

Roberta Klimt (

Dr Thibaut Maus de Rolley (

Current academic year, 2012-13

Term 1
  • Tuesday 30th October 2012
  • Roberta Klimt 
  • 'Dante, Milton and the Tower of Babel'
  • Tuesday 11th December 2012
  • Emily Corran
  • 'The Ethics of Lying and Sincerity in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries'
Term 2
  • Tuesday 5th February 2013
  • Rosemary Macaulay 
  • 'Text, Paratext and Gender: The Printing of Female-Authored Neo-Latin in the Sixteenth Century'
  • Tuesday 19th March 2013
  • Hannah Crummé
  • 'Medics and Mystics: Jewish Doctors, Spanish Spies and Gabriel Harvey'

Past seminars, 2011-12'

Term 1
  • Tuesday 1st November 2011
  • Federica Signoriello
  • 'Satire in Fifteenth-Century Florence'
  • Tuesday 13th December 2011
  • Professor Michael Allen (UCLA) and Dr Dilwyn Knox (UCL)
  • 'De Marsilio Ficino'
Term 2
  • Tuesday 7th February 2012
  • Kate Maltby
  • 'Boethius across Early Modern Europe'
  • Tuesday 20th March 2012
  • Oscar Schiavone
  • 'Michelangelo Buonarroti. Forms of Knowledge between Literature and Art in the Renaissance'

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