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Free lectures during IMC 2016

Published Wednesday 22 June 2016

Detail of 'The Coronation of the Virgin' from BC MS 7

Treasures Gallery hosts three special public lectures at 1pm, 4-6 July

The Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery is hosting three, free public lectures exploring the ancient and the very new as part of the International Medieval Congress 2016.

Hear about the highlights of the Yorkshire Archaeological Society Collection, through to the new Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts Digital Resource from Special Collections.

The International Medieval Congress (IMC) is organised and administered by the Institute for Medieval Studies. Since it started in 1994, the Congress has established itself as an annual event with an attendance of over 2,000 medievalists from all over the world. It is the largest conference of its kind in Europe.

Event details

See details of all the talks and how to find the gallery.

Riches Revealed - Medieval Archives in the Collections of the Yorkshire Archaeological Society

Speaker: Sylvia Thomas, past president of the Yorkshire Archaeological Society and retired County Archivist of West Yorkshire

When: Monday 4th July, 1pm

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Exploring Medieval Texts in the Modern Age

Speaker: Rhiannon Lawrence-Francis, Special Collections manager for rare books and maps, with Leonardo Costantini

When: Tuesday 5th July, 1pm

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While Shepherds Ate

Speaker: Eileen White, food historian

When: Wednesday 6th July, 1pm

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