Committee on Medieval Studies

2016 Apr 08

Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe

(All day)

Location: 

Harvard Extension School, 51 Brattle Street

A symposium on Eastern European identity and biography in the Middle Ages, with contributions by Isaiah Gruber (Hebrew University), Jakub Kabala (Davidson College), Eve Levin (University of Kansas), Timothy May (University of North Georgia), Leonora Neville (University of Wisconsin), Heidi Sherman (University of Wisconsin-Green Bay), Oleksii Tolochko (Ukrainian National Academy of Science), and Lisa Wolverton (University of Oregon). Sponsored by The Committee on Medieval Studies, the Davis Center for Russian Studies, the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, the Harvard Early Slavists...

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2016 Feb 08

MHC Medieval Studies Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 133

Carlos Fraenkel (McGill University), Universalism, Pluralism, Exclusivism: Maimonides in the Context of Medieval Arabic Philosophy. Co-sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.

2016 Feb 01

MHC Medieval Studies Seminar

5:15pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)

Sea Stories: Towards a Pelagic Middle Ages. A panel discussion chaired by Stephen Mitchell (Harvard University), featuring Josiah Blackmore (Harvard University), Maryanne Kowaleski (Fordham University/Radcliffe Institute), and Christopher Loveluck (Nottingham University). Preceded at 4:00 p.m. by the Winter Welcome Reception of the Committee on Medieval Studies. Both events are free and open to the public.

2015 Dec 03

Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshops on Early Book History

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Business School Bloomberg Center, room 101

William Caferro (Vanderbilt University), The HBS Medici Collection: Florentine Business and Accounting Practices. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, Harvard Business School, Houghton Library, and the Department of History. For more information, please visit the Medici events website.

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2015 Dec 03

Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshops on Early Book History

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Business School Bloomberg Center, room 101

William Caffero (Vanderbilt University), The HBS Medici Collection: Reading Account Books as Texts and Historical Sources. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, Harvard Business School, Houghton Library, and the Department of History. For more information, please visit the Medici events website.

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2015 Nov 30

Houghton-Medieval Studies Lecture in Early Book History

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library, Edison and Newman Room

William Caferro (Vanderbilt University), The HBS Medici Collection: Florence and International Trade, 1400-1600. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, Harvard Business School, Houghton Library, and the Department of History. For more information, please visit the Medici events website.

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2015 Nov 17

Book Launch Lecture

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street

Ahmed Ragab (HDS), The Islamic Hospital. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Department of History of Science Early Science Working Group, and the Harvard Divinity School Science, Religion, and Culture Program.

2015 Dec 01

MHC Medieval Studies Seminar

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 133

Burcht Pranger (University of Amsterdam), Inside Augustine. Co-sponsored by the Department of Classics, the Committee on the Study of Religion, and Harvard Divinity School.

2015 Oct 15

The Visigoth Radio Hour(s)

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)

Food, Drink, and Merriment galore, featuring very short stories of guaranteed veracity on the wonders of olden times, and the profit to be gained from knowledge thereof, including "How the Middle Ages nearly ended my honeymoon", "Brother John’s guide to sublime learning (no tuition required)", "How being a medievalist opens doors (to Worcester Cathedral, anyway)", "With medieval poetry, who needs tinder?", "Why I REALLY dig the Vikings", and much more. Brought to you by your friends in Medieval Studies and History and Literature.

2015 Nov 02

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall 335

Elena Iourtaeva (Harvard University), Design, Purpose and Patronage of Peter of Poitiers’ Compendium historiae in genealogia Christi

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