These advanced research talks, followed by discussion, are aimed at postgraduate students, senior members and visiting scholars.


We are looking forwards to seeing you this term for the last two seminars of the year in S-R24. These will be in person, but streamed by Zoom at the same time for those who prefer or need to attend from afar. If you want to attend by Zoom please register in advance using the links below.

18th May, 5.30pm, Rebecca Field, ''From Rhetorical theory to Spiritual Pedagogy in The Cloud of Unknowing’

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1st June, 5.30pm, Gustav Zamore, 'Lay Resistance to Episcopal Authority: In Fourteenth- and Fifteenth Century England’

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As we were unable to take our speakers to dinner earlier in the year due to Covid restrictions, we hope you will join us after the seminar on 18th May at 7pm at La Margherita (15 Magdalene St, along with Lent term speakers Elizabeth Archibald and Henry Ravenhall. Please email me ( by Friday 13th May to let me know if you will be attending. The menu is reasonably priced and there are gluten-free and vegan options. You can find accessibility information here: - if this venue presents a problem for you attending please email me,