If you were asked to think of an unassuming British animal, I would hazard a guess that the first creature to come to mind would be something – small, brown, possibly squeaky – like a mouse or hedgehog. So unassuming is the toad that I bet you’d not have even given it a second thought [...]
This year marks the fourth anniversary of my first conference 'The Maladies, Miracles and Medicine of the Middle Ages' at the Graudate Centre for Medieval Studies (GCMS). Organising a two-day, international conference was both challenging and a great expereince, and I had always hoped to make the conference the first of a series. Four years [...]
While I will am a medievalist at heart, I find the history of food fascinating. So, from time to time, there might be the occassional 'foodie' blog post uploaded too. I have always been curious about all aspects of history, especially when they relate to lived experiences. However, since March 2016, I have been involved [...]
I am excited to annouce the programme for 'The Maladies, Miracles and Medicine of the Middle Ages' which will be taking place 14th-15th March 2014.
Please find attached the CFP for 'The Maladies, Miracles and Medicine of the Middle Ages':