Thursday, June 10, 2010

‘Use and Abuse of Public and Private Space in Medieval & Early Modern Towns’

The Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Studies’ Postgraduate Conference.

The conference is being held on Thursday 8th and Friday 9th July 2010, in the stunning venue of The Old Synagogue in King Street, Canterbury.

It will include a field trip, exploring the standing architecture by Dr Paul Bennett of The Canterbury Archaeological Trust, a workshop on archival documents directed by Dr Sheila Sweetinburgh, and opening speech from Dr Catherine Richardson, Director of the Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Studies, University of Kent. The Keynote speaker will be Dr Chris King of the University of Leicester.

We will finish with a boat trip on the River Stour to look at the urban architecture from a different perspective. Postgraduate panel sessions include speakers from Europe, America and the UK covering a range of topics connected to space and transgression.

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