You are invited to join in on Tuesday, 14th March 2017 for the University of Lincoln’s Annual Medieval Lecture:
Professor Chris Wickham
‘The Donkey and the Boat: Rethinking Mediterranean Economic Expansion in the Eleventh Century’
5:30pm registration. 6:00pm start
Stephen Langton Lecture Theatre
Refreshments from 5.15pm
Chris Wickham is one of the most esteemed medieval historians in the world. For nearly thirty years he taught at the University of Birmingham and was from 2005 to 2016 Chichele Professor of Medieval History at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of All Souls College.
He has published on a wide range of topics, including legal culture, lordship, the peasantry, the Feudal Revolution, and the economy and society of early medieval Europe. He is the author of dozens of academic articles and numerous books, including, most recently, Medieval Europe (Yale University Press: 2016) and Framing the early Middle Ages: Europe and the Mediterranean, 400-800, which won the Wolfson Prize (2006), the Deutscher Memorial Prize (2006) and the American Historical Association’s James Henry Breasted Prize (2006). A Fellow of the British Academy since 1998, his outstanding contribution to the study of the history of Italy was recognised by his receipt of the Serena Medal in 2014. He is also a Fellow of the Accademia dei Lincei.
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