Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Movements in the Medieval World

Dear fellow medievalist,

We would like to bring to your attention that the Institute for
Medieval Research of the University of Nottingham is hosting a two
day Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference in May, and would like
to ask you to pass on the call for papers and poster (below) to staff
and students who might be interested in attending or presenting at
this conference.

We would also appreciate it greatly if you could print some the
attached posters of and put them up on relevant notice boards, or
otherwise spread the word within your institute.

Many thanks, and we hope to see you in Nottingham in May,
Marjolein Stern

Centre for the Study of the Viking Age

School of English Studies

University of Nottingham

University Park



United Kingdom
email: aexms5@nottingham.ac.uk

The University of Nottingham Institute for | Medieval Research

Call for Papers and Posters

Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

North & South, East & West

Movements in the Medieval World

30-31 May 2009

Migration, travel and trade, the development of ideas and
establishment of organisations - the medieval world was shaped by
physical and ideological movements.

The University of Nottingham's Institute for Medieval Research
invites you to submit abstracts for papers and posters for a two-day
conference on these and other aspects of this world in motion. Under
this year's theme of North & South, East & West, we aim to bring
together the wide geographic area, vast range of disciplines, and
variety of techniques which the study of the medieval world
encompasses to explore new and collaborative approaches.

The conference will be held over two days and will include paper
presentations, a poster session and two plenary lectures.

Costs: Students £10 Staff £20

This includes coffee, tea, and lunch for both days, and an
evening reception with a guided tour of the university's
archaeological museum.

There is a possibility that the conference will result in an
on-line publication of the proceedings.

Abstracts (maximum 300 words) are to be sent to Dayanna Knight
(acxdk1@nottingham.ac.uk) before 6th February 2009, stating clearly
whether you are offering a paper or poster.

If you have any queries, please contact Marjolein Stern

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