CONFERENCES: NORTHERN NETWORK FOR THE STUDY OF THE CRUSADES

Northern Network for the Study of the Crusades Inaugural Symposium Diversity

Geoffrey Manton LT5, Manchester Metropolitan University, Oxford Road, Manchester

10th February 2017

10.00 Registration, Tea & Coffee

10.30 Keynote Lecture

From Clermont to Mexico: The Changing Goals, Participation and Organisation of Crusading, 11th to 16th Centuries (Alan Murray – Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds)

11.30 Session 1

• Bloodless Turks and Sanguine Crusaders: Racial Diversity in William of Malmesbury’s Account Urban II’s Sermon at Clermont (James Titterton, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds)

• The Türkmen and the Crusades in Anatolia (Jason Roche, Manchester Metropolitan University)
Session 2

• The Diverse Portrayals of Richard the Lionheart in Crusade Narratives (Mark McCabe, University of Huddersfield

• The Non-noble Cavalrymen of the Fourth Crusade: The Role of the Mounted Sergeant (Jack Beaman, The University of Nottingham)

1.00-2.00: Lunch in the Atrium

2.00 Session 3

• Hiding in plain sight: Providers of medical care during crusades to the Eastern Mediterranean, 1095-1274 (Joanna Phillips, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds)

• Diversifying Christianity in the Crusader States and the ordo(s) of Jerusalem (Adam Simmons, Lancaster University)
Session 4

• Diverse Articles of Inquiry: Episcopal Censure and the Redemption of English Crusaders (Ian Bass, Manchester Metropolitan University)

• Narrative inconsistency in Philippe de Mézières’ accounts of the Alexandria Crusade, 1365 (Timothy Owens, University of St Andrews)
3.30 Roundtable Q&A followed by a Wine Reception

Sponsored by the History Research Centre and the Royal Historical Society

Attendance is free, but if you wish to book a place please contact Dr Jason Roche J.T.Roche@mmu.ac.uk by 6 Feb 2017