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Medieval insults, wild food, and ageing

Posted on 24 November 2017

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.

The age of radicals: Politics in an age of turbulence
Tuesday 28 November
Social and Political Sciences Seminar Series with Jamie Bartlett from the Centre for Analysis of Social Media

“In my end is my beginning”: Celebrating the 250th anniversary of the publication of the final volume of Tristram Shandy
Tuesday 28 November
A few thoughts and observations on Vol IX of The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman and how Sterne has influenced contemporary writers and artists.

Four fish: Fishing, farming and the future of the last wild food
Tuesday 28 November
Our relationship with the ocean is undergoing a profound transformation...

Insults, invective and the unspeakable: Transgressive speech in the Middle Ages
Tuesday 28 November
Dr Vicki Blud explores some of the major social, political and cultural conflicts of the late medieval period through contemporary dispute, insult and invective

Ageing, stigma and biopolitics in the 21st Century

Wednesday 29 November
Growing old ‘badly’ is stigmatizing, a truism that is enrolled into contemporary agendas for the biomedicalization of ageing

21st Century Giants – a panel debate
Wednesday 29 November
The last in our series looking at the Five Giants of the Beveridge report

New China and New China paintings
Wednesday 29 November
History of Art open lectures

Want to plan further ahead? See our full events listing for this term.

Interested in music performances? Have a look at York Concerts.