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Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

MEMSA Executive

MEMSA Executive 2017-18

The current postholders are listed below. New postgraduates are warmly welcomed to participate in all MEMSA seminars and events. Queries should be addressed to imrs.memsa@durham.ac.uk, or, where relevant, a specific committee member.

Chair: Kate Marlow (History) katharine.h.marlow@durham.ac.uk

The Chair is responsible for overseeing the organisation of MEMSA, delegating to the Executive and liaising with IMEMS. The Chair also organises the fortnightly seminar series, and is available for general chats with all MEMSA members!

Secretary: Tom Kearns (History) thomas.r.kearns@durham.ac.uk

The Secretary is responsible for Exec administration, minuting meetings, and co-ordinating social events. The Secretary works closely with the Press Secretary to develop programmes and term cards for the fortnightly seminar series.

Treasurer: Ryan Wicklund (History) ryan.k.wicklund@durham.ac.uk

The Treasurer is responsible for managing society finances. The duties involve liaising with IMEMS about the MEMSA budget, allocating money for conferences, trips, speaker expenses and socials, as well as applying for funding on behalf of the society.

Press Officer: Abigail Steed (History) a.f.g.steed@durham.ac.uk

The Press Officer is responsible for promoting and advertising seminars and socials for MEMSA as well as maintaining communication through social media presence, networking, and publicity.

Conference Organisers: Hannah Piercy (English) hannah.e.piercy@durham.ac.uk and James Cronin (History) j.d.cronin@durham.ac.uk

The Conference Organisers are responsible for organising the annual MEMSA conference. The annual MEMSA conference is now in it's twelfth year; details of this year's conference will be announced later this year.

Outreach Officer: Kimberley Foy (History) kimberley.foy@durham.ac.uk

The Outreach Officer is chiefly responsible for convening the MEMSA Community Course, which will be held during the spring and summer. The aim is to engage widely with interested people beyond the university and broaden the outreach of MEMSA to those in the local area.