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Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)

MEMSA Conference

The finale of MEMSA's academic year is its own postgraduate conference in Durham which attracts a wide variety of postgraduates and academics from across the UK and beyond. Previous conference themes have included: Being Human (2008), Authority (2009), Time and Memory (2010), Recognizing Beauty (2011), and The Mutilated Body (2013).

Each year, the conference has welcomed a wide variety of highly original and engaging postgraduate papers, and has enjoyed the privilege of hearing internationally regarded keynote speakers, including Prof. Helen Cooper, Dr John Watts, Prof. Miri Rubin, and Prof. Mary Carruthers, present their research.

Journals from previous conferences can be found on the MEMSA WordPress site by clicking this link: https://durhammemsa.wordpress.com/memsa-conferences-and-conference-proceedings/

Thirteenth Annual MEMSA Conference, Senate Suite, Durham University, 9-10 July 2018.

This year's conference was held here in Durham on 9 - 10 July, on the theme of 'Humour and Obscenity in the Early Medieval and Modern World'.

View Conference Programme here.