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Medieval Seminar Series

The Medieval Seminar is an interdisciplinary research seminar based in departments across the Humanities. All events are open to staff, students and other interested parties.

Unless otherwise advertised, all seminars will begin at 5.00pm in Ramphal R3.25

All staff and students welcome


12th Oct Reading Group

19th Oct Elizabeth Eva Leach (Oxford), ‘Playing at Love and War: Songs and Tournaments in Bodleian Library, MS Douce 308

16th Nov Kathleen Neal (Monash), ‘Cross-channel Kinship and Women’s Political Work in the Thirteenth Century

23rd Nov Reading Group

7th Dec Thomas Hinton (Exeter), ‘Language, Learning and Lyric in the Thirteenth Century


18th Jan Linda Paterson (Warwick), ‘Crusade Lyrics and Propaganda

1st Feb Anthony Bale (Birkbeck), ‘The Pilgrim on the Mountain: On Medieval Alpinism

22nd Feb Medieval Women's Writing Workshop (S0.09), 2-4pm

1st Mar Marion Turner (Oxford), ‘Writing a Biography of Chaucer

15th Mar Reading Group


3rd May David Wallace (Uni of Pennsylvania), Title to be confirmed

20th May ‘Bodies in Flux’ conference, 10-6, Wolfson Research Exchange - an HRC Doctoral Fellowship Conference

24th May Editing workshop, (time and place to be confirmed)

Postponed (Date to be confirmed) Miri Rubin (Queen Mary), ‘Ecclesia and Synagoga; Thinking about Jews in the Medieval Longue Durée’



Louise Campion L dot G dot E dot Campion at warwick dot ac dot uk

Jane Sinnett-Smith J dot Sinnett-Smith at warwick dot ac dot uk








Medievalists at Warwick

Medieval Reading Group