MEMS at the Leeds IMC, 7-10 July 2014

A number of staff and students from MEMS will be giving papers at this year’s Leeds International Medieval Congress and the Centre will be hosting a wine reception on Wednesday 9th July from 7-8pm in the Michael Sadler Building, room LG16 to which all delegates at the IMC are warmly invited to attend.

MEMS Papers at the Leeds IMC 2014

Tuesday 8th July

  • 14:15-15:45 (711-c) Jan Vandeburie – Martyrs and Mosaics’ Honororius III’s Architectural Propaganda in the Basilicas of Rome
  • 19:00-20:00   Neuroscience and the Middle Ages: A Round Table Discussion – participants include Clare Wright (Tues 8 July 19:00-20:00 – Elland Road)

Wednesday 9th July

  • 09.00-10.30 (1004-a) Ciaran Arthur – Reconsidering the Meaning of G(e)aldor in Old English: Condemned Pagan Practice or Christian Ritual?
  • 09.00-10.30 (1011-c) Helen Gittos – The Languages of the Liturgy in the Middle Ages
  • 11.15-12.45 (1134-a) Ryan Perry ‘Goostly, the ighe of thi soule is thi reson’: Spiritual Exercises in and out of Cloister in Some Middle English Pastoral Anthologies
  • 12.15-12.45 (1134-c) Sarah James Yf he shoulde a shrift fader be, hym behovid have lerned of some degree”: clerical reform in orthodox pastoralia’

Drawing medievalists from over 50 countries, with over 1,500 individual papers and 500 academic sessions and a wide range of concerts, performances, readings, round tables, excursions, bookfair and associated events, the Leeds International Medieval Congress is Europe’s largest annual gathering in the humanities.