Wednesdays in the Lecture Room at 2.15 p.m.
All welcome.


Autumn Term

8 October
Catherine Hundley
The Round Church Movement in Twelfth-Century England: Crusaders, Pilgrims, and the Holy Sepulchre

15 October
Aileen Das
'The arts are arranged like the parts of the body': Dividing Greek and Arabic Sciences in the Middle Ages

22 October
Anthony Ellis
Herodotus and the Bible: Writing Ancient History and Understanding Ancient Religion in the English Reformation

29 October
Annelyse Lemmens
Staging the Book. Statuses, Functions and Uses of the Frontispiece in Antwerp between 1585 and 1650<//span>

12 November
Fabio Guidetti
An Accident of Transmission. Roman Book Illustration and the Survival of Cicero's "Aratea"

19 November
Katie Reid
Martianus Capella's Marriage of Philology and Mercury in the later Middle Ages and Renaissance

26 November
Federica Gigante
From Istanbul to Bologna: Islamic Art in Italy in the Sixteenth Century

3 December
No seminar will be held on this date

10 December
Clare Vernon
The Norman Conquest of Puglia in Southern Italy and its Impact on the Visual Arts



Spring Term

14 January
Michael Noble
Astral Magic as a Path to Enlightenment in Twelfth-Century Islamic Thought

21 January
Andrew Manns
A Sensory Force: Vocal Magic and Tommaso Campanella's World of Tomorrow

28 January
Marco Spreafico
Title to be confirmed

4 February
Roberta Giubilini
The Scientific Interests of the Accademia Olimpica of Vicenza (1556-1586)

11 February
Andrew Hui
Title to be confirmed

25 February
Desirée Cappa
Title to be confirmed

4 March
Pelagia-Vera Lounghi
Title to be confirmed

11 March
Cecilia Muratori
Title to be confirmed

18 March
Sarah van Welden
Title to be confirmed

25 March
Alberto Frigo
Sebond and Montaigne: natural theology, analogy and the limits of reason