Travel And Movement in Medieval Italy, c.500-1500
University of Limerick, 10 -11 June 2005
This conference aims to bring together scholars from Europe and America for two days of inter-disciplinary discussion and debate on the theme of travel and movement in Medieval Italy.
Travel and movement of people and objects in medieval Europe was rarely, if ever, random.This conference will look at this theme in a particular geographical area – Italy. Papers will focus on the a selection of Italian journeys, and attempt to recover the economic, political, social and cultural context in which they took place.
The the keynote lecture will be delivered by Dr Francis Ames-Lewis of Birkbeck College, London.
A full programme will follow shortly. Further proposals for papers on any topic relevant to the conference theme must be submitted as soon as possible.
The University of Limerick is easily accessible from Shannon Airport (direct flights from major UK airports) and by rail. University accommodation will be available to conference delegates. For further information on the university, booking and conference facilities contact:
Academic Conference Manager/Marketing Services Manager
Plassey Campus Centre (PCC)
University of Limerick
Republic of Ireland
Tel: + 353 61 234271
Dr Edward Coleman
School of History
University College Dublin
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