Séminaire d’Histoire intellectuelle et sociale du Moyen Âge – Béatrice Delaurenti, Charles de Miramon et Pierre Monnet – EHESS

Histoire intellectuelle et sociale du Moyen Âge (https://enseignements-2019.ehess.fr/2019/ue/3194/)


Séminaire animé par Béatrice Delaurenti, Charles de Miramon et Pierre Monnet 1er et 3e mercredi de chaque mois de 15h à 17h à l’EHESS, 105 bd Raspail, du 6 novembre 2019 au 3 juin 2020

Programme des mois de janvier à juin 2020

Mercredi 15 janvier: Olivier Richard, « Questions et tendances actuelles dans l’histoire du handicap au Moyen Âge »

Mercredi 29 janvier : Ninon Dubourg (Laboratoire ICT, Université de Paris) : « In/capables d’assurer le service divin ? Les requêtes des prêtres handicapés auprès de la chancellerie pontificale (XIIIe-XIVe siècle) »

Mercredi 5 février: Elsa Marmursztejn (School of History, Queen Mary University of London) : « Discours chrétiens sur la Loi ancienne et construction de l’identité juive : deux textes inédits d’Olivi (v. 1292-1294) »

 Pas de séance le mercredi 19 février  

Mercredi 4 mars: Gadi Algazi (Université de Tel Aviv), « Parenté et savoir autour de 1500 »

Mercredi 18 mars: Montserrat Cabré (Université de Cantabria, Satander), « Female Authority in Translation: Medieval Catalan Texts on Women’s Health »

Mercredi 1er avril: María Victoria Curto (Universidad Complutense, Madrid), « Female mysticism in Late Medieval Castile: music, dance and theatricality »

 Pas de séance le mercredi 15 avril  

Mercredi 6 mai : Gabriela Signori (Université de Constance), « Family Networking: The Gift Book of the Nurnberg Patrician Walburg Kress, née Waldstromer »

Mercredi 20 mai: Fernando Salmón (Université de Cantabria, Satander), « The patient’s voice: pain and madness in medical scholasticism »

Mercredi 3 juin: Samantha Kelly (Rutgers University) : « L’individuel dans le global. Carrières et récits de moines éthiopiens à Rome au début du XVIe siècle »

Meetings – Seminar – Birkbeck Medieval Seminar: The Productive Medieval Body, Fri 1 June 2018, Keynes Library, School of Arts, Birkbeck, 43 Gordon Square, London.

Birkbeck Medieval Seminar: The Productive Medieval Body

Fri 1 June 2018,

Keynes Library, School of Arts, Birkbeck, 43 Gordon Square, London.


The Birkbeck Medieval Seminar is an annual event. It is free and open to all scholars of the Middle Ages. It is designed to foster conversation and debate on a particular topic within medieval studies by providing the opportunity to hear new research from experts in the field. We are a welcoming and inclusive environment. This venue is fully accessible. Please contact Isabel Davis (i.davis@bbk.ac.uk) for further information or if you need help using the registration site.


Kim Phillips (Auckland);

Maaike van der Lugt (Paris – Diderot);

Vincent Gillespie (Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford)

and Alicia Spencer-Hall (UCL).

Titles to be confirmed.

Coffee and tea is provided but you will need to find or bring your own lunch.

Please note: this is a free event and, as such, if you book a ticket and later find out that you cannot attend, please do cancel your booking so that your place can be made available to someone else.


More infos on the Evenbrite of the event

History of Pre-Modern Medicine seminar series, 2017–18 – Wellcome Library

The 2017–18 series – organised by a group of historians of medicine based at London universities and hosted by the Wellcome Library – will commence with four seminars in the autumn term.

The series will be focused on pre-modern medicine, which we take to cover European and extra-European history before the 20th century (antiquity, medieval and early modern history, some elements of 19th-century medicine). The seminars are open to all.

Tuesday 10 October 2017 – Dr Elma Brenner (Wellcome Collection), ‘Leprosy and diet in medieval Normandy’

Tuesday 24 October 2017 – Dr Benedetta Lomi (University of Bristol), ‘The uses of ox-bezoar in pre-modern Japan in ritual and medical practices’

Tuesday 7 November 2017 – Dr Michael Brown (University of Roehampton), ‘Anxiety and compassion: emotions and the surgical encounter in early 19th-century Britain’

Tuesday 21 November 2017 – Professor Roberta Gilchrist (University of Reading), ‘The archaeology of monastic healing: spirit, mind and body’

All seminars will take place in the Wellcome Library, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE. Doors at 6pm prompt, seminars will start at 6.15pm.

The programme for January–March 2018 will follow in the new year.

Organising Committee: Elma Brenner (Wellcome Collection), Michael Brown (Roehampton), Elena Carrera (QMUL), Sandra Cavallo (RHUL), John Henderson (Birkbeck, London), William MacLehose (UCL), Anna Maerker (KCL), Patrick Wallis (LSE), Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim (Goldsmiths).

Enquiries to Ross MacFarlane (R.MacFarlane@wellcome.ac.uk).


Link to the Wellcome Library website.