Canterbury Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Research Seminar Spring 2009-10
To be held in Rutherford Seminar Room 7at 5pm unless otherwise stated.
21 January Glyn Davies (Research Fellow and Curator, Victoria and Albert
Museum): 'New Connections: Constructing the Medieval and Renaissance
Galleries at the Victoria and Albert Museum'
28 January Renaissance Lecture. Professor George Bernard (University of
Southampton) 'Vitality and Vulnerability in the Late Medieval Church'
6pm in Grimond Lecture Theatre 1.
4 February Dr Andrea Clarke (Curator of Early Modern Historical
Manuscripts, British Library): The Making of the British Library's
exhibition Henry VIII: Man and Monarch
11 February Dr Helen Nicholson (Cardiff University) 'The Trial of the Templars
in the British Isles'
18 February Dr Jessica Berenbeim (Courtauld Institute/Harvard) “The
Sherborne Missal and the Visual Culture of the Cartulary”
4 March Dr David Griffiths (Birmingham) 'Beyond books: towards a corpus
of inscriptions from late medieval England'
10 March Professor David D’Avray FBA. 'The Namierite Fallacy:
Royal Annulments in the Middle Ages' (ANSELM). In Rutherford
Lecture Theatre 1.
18 March James Robinson (Curator of Medieval Collections, British
Museum) 'Presenting the Middle Ages: the Paul and Jill Ruddock Gallery
of Medieval Europe'
24 March Professor David Norbrook (Merton College, Oxford),
‘'Materialist politics in the seventeenth century: Lucretius and his readers'.
25 March Jan Cermak’s (University of Prague) ‘Chaucer in Bohemia’
1 April Dr Chris Fletcher (University of Kent) ‘Manhood, violence and justice
in late medieval France and England’
8 April Melena Hope (Courtauld Institute) "Framing Domestic Devotion:
The Wall Paintings in the Oratory of Château de Busset, Allier".