The Medieval Research Seminars this term will be at 5.30pm in S-R24. We will also stream these on Zoom for those unable to attend in person, but hope to see as many of you in person as possible.

12 October, 5.30pm,
Eleanor Myerson, 'Derek Jarman’s Medieval Blood: Queer Devotion, Affective Medicine, and the AIDS crisis’

26 October
Ayoush Lazikani 'On Lofsong of ure Louerde: A Needful Song’

9 November
Liz Herbert McAvoy, 'Arboreal Articulation: The Testimony of Trees in the Late-Medieval Religious Imaginary'

23 November
Marcel Elias, 'The Politics of Sameness: Islam in Europe, 1200-1450.'

After the seminars we will go for dinner at La Margherita ( This is reasonably priced and has a range of dietary options, you can find the accessibility information here:

If you would like to join us please let Alex know by the Monday before the seminar by emailing (