UCL Medieval and Renaissance Studies


UCL Medieval, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies Research-in-Progress Seminars

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

Seminars take place on Thursdays at 5.00 p.m. and are followed by wine and discussion.

All staff and postgraduates welcome.

Organised by:

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

Seminars, 2015-16

Term One

Thursday 19 November 2015
Murray Andrews (UCL Institute of Archaeology)
'What's in a Purse? "Purse Hoards" and Classification in Medieval Numismatics'

Thursday 17 December 2015
Alexandra Lee (UCL Italian)
'Popular Piety and Medieval Religious Revivals: The Bianchi of 1399'

Term Two

Thursday 25 February 2016
Sadie Harrison (UCL Science and Technology Studies)
'Clothing as Representation of Natural Knowledge in the Early Modern Era'

Ursula Clayton (UCL English)
'Parasitic Discourse in Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus'

Thursday 24 March 2016
Dolores Iorizzo (UCL Science and Technology Studies)
'Francis Bacon's Medicine and its Impact on Early Royal Society Experiments'

Shani Bans (UCL English)
'Visual Uncertainty in Shakespeare'

Term Three

Thursday 9 June 2016, 5.00 p.m., SELCS Common Room, Foster Court 307
Tom O'Donnell (UCL Science and Technology Studies)
'A Young and Beardless Lad: Cú Chulainn and the Physiology of Youth'

Beatriz Salamanca Charria (UCL Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies)
'Freedom of Movement in the Early Modern Hispanic World: Domingo de Soto and the Vagueness of Vagrancy'

For the seminars in previous years, please see Past Seminars.