Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Upcoming London Medieval Colloquium

The London Medieval Society Colloquium on

Who read what in the Middle Ages?

Saturday 17 November, 2012
The Lock-Keeper’s Cottage,
Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS


Jane Williams (QMUL)
A Merchant and his books: Book-ownership in the Forster Family Circle

Derek Pearsall (University of York)
The Idea of the Vernacular Author

(Please bring your own packed lunch. Hot and cold drinks will be available.)

Pamela Robinson (School of Advanced Study)
Who read what? From Aristotle to ‘lewde calendars’


Ryan Perry (University of Kent)
The Material Text: Identity and the Late Medieval Book

Roundtable discussion
Facilitated by Tom Lawrence

Wine Reception to welcome Professor Julia Boffey to the LMS Presidency

The Colloquium is free to members of the London Medieval Society. New members are always welcome, see www.the-lms.org to download an application form.

Membership is annual £20 (£10 concessions). The cost to attend any colloquium for non-members is £10 (£5 concessions).

Members please book free on: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk and search London Medieval Society. (This is an experiment: we expect our colloquia to be busy and want to ensure we have enough room.)

Any queries please contact Diane Heath (Colloquium Secretary)

Dates for future Colloquia in the 2012-2013 academic year:

23rd February 2013: ‘Rhetoric’
Mary Carruthers, Rita Copeland, Ian Wei, Gwilym Dodd, Jon Morton

27th April 2013: 'Postgraduates Present’ with guest speaker Professor David d’Avray (UCL)
Postgraduates are invited to submit abstracts of 250 words on their chosen topic by 18th March 2013

16th November 2013: LMS hosts the 5th Biennial London Chaucer Conference

For full details, please see the website

President: Professor Julia Boffey
Patron: Professor Michael Clanchy

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