Calendar of Events

Events: September and October, 2023

  • continuing: Migrating Materia Medica exhibition in Special Collections in the Templeman Library  (organised by Francesca Richards and Dr Suzanna Ivanic)
  • 28th September, 5pm: MEMS Social – meet in Darwin Lecture Theatre 1


  • 5th October, 7pm, Grimond Lecture Theatre: Historical Association Lecture on ‘Saxons, Vikings and the written word in ninth century England’ given by our own Dr Robert Gallagher


  • 12th October, 5pm, Darwin Lecture Theatre 1: Early Career Showcase – come to hear exciting research from the Green Man to Mary I via Becket pilgrim badges, given by MEMS researchers, Peter Stiffell, Dr Cassandra Harrington and Lucy Splarn


  • 19th October, 5pm, Darwin Lecture Theatre 1: Dr Katy Mortimer (Canterbury Christ Church University), ‘Medieval Historical Writing and the Third Crusade: A Question of Failure?’


  • 23rd-27th October is Kent Reading Week so there is a break in the calendar


  • 2nd November, 5pm, Darwin Lecture Theatre 1: Dr Gabriele Bonmelli, ‘Letters from the Outer World. Fiction and Politics in Medieval England, 12th-15th Century’