Monumental Medievalism: Public Monuments and the (Mis)Use of the Medieval Past

Online Workshop, 5-6 October 2022 ALL TIMES ARE IN BRITISH SUMMER TIME (UTC +1hr) Register at our Eventbrite page Contact: monumentalmedievalism@gmail.com Wednesday 5 October (Join sessions via Zoom: HERE) 12:45-13:00 Welcome Euan McCartney Robson and Simon John   13:00-14:45 Session 1: Monumental Medievalism in Modern Japan Chair: Simon John (Swansea University, UK)   Sven Saaler … Read more

A Path-Breaking International Conference: ‘Race’, Law and Group Identity in Medieval Europe

On 6 & 7 September 2021 Swansea University and Nicolaus Copernicus University (Toruń, Poland) co-hosted this interdisciplinary conference welcoming registered delegates, both historians and art historians from Russia, Ukraine, Estonia, Sweden, Denmark, Poland, Finland, England, Wales, Ireland, Spain and Brazil. Delegates discussed, from a variety of cultural and historical perspectives, the complex relationships that existed … Read more