p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
February 17, 18, and 19
Studies Forum is pleased to announce a series of lectures entitled
Crusades: Medieval Worlds in Conflict on the late afternoon
and evenings of February 17, 18, and 19. These lectures are free
and open to the public. If you have an interest in the history
of the Crusades or the Medieval Mediterranean world, then we invite
you to attend any or all of these fascinating lectures.
Medieval Worlds in Conflict lectures
are sponsored by the Center for
Medieval and Renaissance Studies, the National Endowment for
the Humanities, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate
School, and the Departments of Modern and Classical Languages,
Philosophy, and Theological Studies.
Lectures will be held in the Pere Marquette Gallery, Dubourg Hall,
Second Floor. (Next to College Church on Grand Blvd. and Lindell
221 N. Grand Blvd., St Louis, MO 63103
is available at the Laclede Parking Garage on Laclede Avenue between
Grand and Spring Avenue. There is also limited metered parking
on Laclede Ave.
from Laclede Parking Garage turn right until reaching Grand Ave
and then proceed north on Grand Ave. DuBourg Hall is on your left
just before reaching College Church.
February 17, 2010
4:00 p.m. Welcome
Thomas F. Madden, Director, Center for Medieval and Renaissance
Treatment of Dhimmis Prior to the First Crusade: A Reality Check
Marina Rustow, Emory University
5:45-6:30 Coffee Service
of Genoa and the Motives of Early Crusaders
Jonathan Phillips, Royal Holloway, University of London
February 18, 2010
Jerusalem: The Foundation of the Muslim Quarter
and the Creation of the "Via Dolorosa"
Ronnie Ellenblum, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
5:30-6:30 Coffee Service
of the Crusades in Medieval Turkish Popular Epics
Ahmet T. Karamustafa, Washington University
February 19, 2010
Medieval Siege of Troy: The Fight to the Death at Acre,
John H. Pryor, University of Sydney
6:00-6:30 Coffee Service
Conquered: A Comparative Damage Assessment of 1204 and 1453
Michael Angold, University of Edinburgh