CMS PGR Conference, 'Hype, Transmission and Truth'

23 February 2018, 9.00 AM - 24 February 2018, 5.30 PM

3-5 Woodland Road

Our 2018 CMS PGR Conference is open to papers about:

  • medieval news
  • medieval conspiracy theories
  • evangelism and religious transmission
  • spiritual truth
  • fame and celebrity
  • medieval fashion (literary, aesthetic, cultural)
  • scandal
  • collective panic/’hype’
  • conflicting concepts of truth
  • literary, economic, cultural, or trade networks
  • the politicising of the medieval period
  • global networks of transmission
  • medieval popular culture
  • folklore
  • scribal and textual transmission
  • exchanges between and across cultures
  • high/low cultural exchange
  • material exchange
  • aural/oral transmission
  • rumour and hearsay
  • memory
  • medieval ideas of ‘truth’ and ‘untruth’

Contact information

Mary Bateman, mary.bateman@bristol.ac.uk

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