NNSC CALL FOR PAPERS FOR LEEDS IMC 2022
29th July 2021
The NNSC is organising a strand of papers at the Leeds International Medieval Congress of July 2022. To this end, we have issued a Call for Papers of approximately 20 minutes in length. The special focus of the session will be Borders; political, military, spiritual, or otherwise.
Proposals must include a title and abstract of 300 words, as well as your name and institutional affiliation. Please email your proposal to j.t.roche.mmu.ac.uk by Friday 17th September 2021.
CONFLICT ON CRUSADE CONFERENCE AUGUST
2nd July 2021
The Conflict on Crusade online conference, organised by Michael S. Fulton and Heather Crowley, is running from 3rd to 6th August via Zoom. The NNSC has collaborated to organise the panel for the last day, featuring papers from Giampiero Bagni, Louis Pulford, and Thomas Brosset. Each day will feature an hour and a half panel at 5PM British time.
"Hostile encounters were a fundamental component of the crusades in the Latin East. Combatants strategized, confronted, and defended against their opponents, often recording their military endeavours in writing or, occasionally, within the landscape itself. This virtual conference will investigate key components of conflict in the Latin East, including military strategies, physical and mental experiences of violence, as well as surviving material remains."
2021 SEMINAR SERIES
12th January 2021
The 2021 Seminar Series of the Northern Network for the Study of the Crusades will get underway on 14th January, and we are delighted to announce that we have an exciting line-up. In our first session, Dr Nicholas L. Paul (winner of the Medieval Academy of America’s John Nicholas Brown Book Prize for his first monograph) will present work drawn from his ground-breaking new project on the performance of crusader status, and Louis Pulford will discuss his fascinating PhD research.