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Book now for the next ISMR seminar, where Dr Sophia D'Ignazio will speak on "The Carolingian Invention of “Female” Monastics".
🗓️6pm BST, 19 June 2023, on Zoom (open to all).
Read more info and register via Eventbrite 👇 eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-caroling…
Join our @York_IGDC & YESI Climate Change Network workshop to learn more about #climatechange mitigation and adaptation across various geographical settings & disciplinary lenses.
@YorkEnvironment @YorkBiolRes @HenriceAltink @YorkHistoryDept
The full programme for upcoming conference, the Dissolvement of Kinship Ties in the Early Middle Ages on 1-2 June, is now available! Programme available below, including a link for Guy Halsall's plenary talk, which is open to all! 👇 docs.google.com/document/d/1qH…
'Death, Paper, Scissors: Material Lives of the London Bills of Mortality'
On Thursday, Mark Jenner (@YorkHistoryDept) will be speaking to us at the @IHR_SCB. Register for free and come along!