Welcome to the Spring Term’s schedule of weekly Reseach Seminars, featuring work-in-progress by scholars and doctoral students at the University of Kent, as well as across the UK and internationally.
Seminars take place on Thursdays at 4.15pm in Darwin College, Lecture Theatre 1 (DLT1), unless otherwise stated.
16 January The Chaucer Lecture *6PM* (Keynes Lecture Theatre 1) Prof Wendy Scase University of Birmingham Visible English: Scribal Practice, Graphic Culture & Identity
23 January Paul Dryburgh The National Archives The Cross I bear: William Melton, archbishop of York, and the primacy of the English Church in the early fourteenth century
30 January Matthijs Weiber University of Kent The Appendices to the Lex Romana Visigothorum: Three forensic case dossiers from the Late Roman period
6 February Callan Davies University of Kent The Cultural Lives of the Middling Sort
13 February Peter Good University of Kent Free Trade Agreements and Level Playing Fields in the Early Modern Indian Ocean
20 February The MEMS PhD Experience **A conversational Q&A session”
27 February The Renaissance Lecture *6PM* (The Templeman Lecture Theatre) Prof David Ekserdjian University of Leicester Raphael and his Sources
5 March Nora Williams *4.15PM* (Tyler’s Kiln Pub) Independent Scholar “Who would believe me?”: Staging Early Modern Gendered Violence
12 March The Anselm Lecture *6PM* (The Guildhall, Canterbury) Prof Nicholas Paul Fordham University “Tearing Away, With Bloodstained Hands, The Treasures of Babylon”: Violence, Value, and Virtue in the Crusading Experience
19 March Jana Dambrogio & Daniel Starza Smith *4.15PM* (The AV Lecture Theatre, Cathedral Lodge at Canterbury Cathedral) MIT/ King’s College London Letterlocking
26 March Suzanna Ivanic, Ben Marsh, and Sarah Craske University of Kent Healing Clay
2 April **Ye olde MEMS Canterbury pilgrymage**