School of History and Heritage Research Seminars – Medieval

Dear All,

Please, we are pleased to inform you that a complete programme for the School of History and Heritage Research Seminar Series with external speakers for term 2 is now available!

Among them, as you can see, there are some exciting Medieval papers we would encourage you not to miss!

10th Feb 2016: Professor Carl Levy (Goldsmith, University of London) – ‘Errico Malatesta and the First World War: From Red Week to the Russian Revolutions’. Please, note that only for this week the seminar will be at 5-6.30pm, MB3201


2nd March 2016: Dr Richard Hornsey (University of Nottingham) ‘“The Penguins are Coming”: Brand Mascots and Utopia in an Age of Mass Production’ 4.30-6pm, MB3203


16th March 2016: Jonathan Foyle, Visiting Professor at the University of Lincoln, ‘Flower Power: What Overlooked Floral Symbolism Reveals About The Late Medieval English Monarchy, c.1450-1550’, 4.30-6pm, MB1009


6th April 2016: Dr Julia Hillner (University of Sheffield) ‘Women, Crime and Confinement in Late Antiquity’ 4.30-6pm, MB3201


20th April 2016: Dr Iona McCleery (University of Leeds) ‘’Diet, ‘dis-ease’ and discord: daily life in late medieval miracle collections’ 4.30-6 MB3203


Special event:

28 April 2016, Anna Agnarsdottir (University of Iceland) ‘Sir Joseph Banks in Iceland and the North Atlantic’, 3-5pm Wren Library, Lincoln Cathedral (please register with


Please, feel free to share this programme (which will also circulate with a poster soon) with colleagues and students who might be interested.

Best wishes,

Dr Antonella Liuzzo Scorpo

Senior Lecturer in Medieval History