Events

Research events play an important role in our active research culture. Academic staff from the University and other institutions come together with students to share and debate the latest ideas and developments.

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24 January 201816:00

Adam Smyth (Oxford): Recycled Books

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24 January 201816:00

'A mirror of his own times'?: Magic and Science in the Twelfth-century Works of Geoffrey of Monmouth

Jennifer Farrell kicks off this term's Centre for Medieval Studies Research Seminar series with a discussion of literature, history and culture in twelfth-century Britain. Full details
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26 January 201815:00

Balance, Burnout, and Exhaustion

Dr Anna Katharina Schaffner (University of Kent) Dr Annie Ring (UCL) Natasha Feiner (University of Exeter). Full details
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31 January 201816:30

CWSS Seminar: Bob Moore on "Everyday Rescue: Sheltering Jews in Occupied Western Europe"

The Centre welcomes Professor Bob Moore (Sheffield) to speak on "Everyday Rescue: The Diary of Arnold Douwes and the Realities of Sheltering Jews in Occupied Western Europe". Full details
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7 February 201816:00

Can't Get No Satisfaction: Jack Spicer's Holy Grail

In the second of this term's CMS Research Seminars, we hear from Laurie Finke, an expert in medieval literature and medievalism, who is currently resident in Exeter as a Visiting Fellow in English. Full details
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8 February 201815:00

Biological Discourses: Science, Sexuality and the Novel around 1900

Dr Charlo e Woodford (University of Cambridge) Dr Godela Weiss-Sussex (University of Cambridge) Cyd Sturgess (University of Sheffield). Full details
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21 February 201816:00

Brodie Waddell (Birkbeck): The work of writing and the writing of work: artisan authors in England, c.1600-1750

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21 February 201816:00

Lords, Courts and the Reconfiguration of Local Societies in Twelfth-century England

Nick Karn visits the Research Seminar from Southampton to tell us about his most recent research into the medieval English legal system. Full details
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22 February 201815:00

China and Sexology

Dr Leon Rocha (University of Liverpool) Dr Ting Guo (University of Exeter). Full details
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7 March 201816:00

Women's Work in Rural England 1500-1700

‘Women’s Work in Rural England, 1500-1700: A New Methodological Approach’ is a research project funded by the Leverhulme Trust and based at the University of Exeter. The project started in January 2015 and will run until the summer of 2018. The research team are investigating women’s work activities in early modern England using incidental evidence from church court depositions, quarter sessions examinations, and coroners’ rolls. The focus is on the South West of England, and the team are using records relating to Cornwall, Devon, Hampshire, Somerset and Wiltshire. In this seminar the project team will report on their findings.. Full details
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7 March 201817:30

Annual Orme Lecture, 'The Loss of France 1450-1453: Sir John Fastolf and the Culture of Blame Revisited'

This year's Annual Orme Lecture is given by Prof. Anne Curry, an expert in the Hundred Years War. Full details
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21 March 201815:00

Childbirth and Midwifery in Early Modern Britain

Angela Muir (Cardiff University) Sarah Fox (University of Manchester). Full details
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21 March 201816:00

Centre for Early Modern Studies Seminar: Sebastiaan Verweij (Bristol)

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21 March 201816:00

The Medieval Welsh Cult of Relics: Sources, Perceptions and Identity

Sarah Waidler joins us from Dublin to discuss her new work on the cult saints in Wales. Full details
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28 March 201812:30

CWSS Workshop: Intimidation and non-lethal violence in conflict

A seminar with Dr Brian Hughes (Mary Immaculate College) and Dr Gemma Clark (Exeter) on the theme of 'intimidation'. Full details
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