This section lists events - meetings, lectures, visits etc - by societies other than the Church Monuments Society whose field of interest may be relevant to the Church Monuments Society. Please e-mail the Society if you have an event which you would like to be included. Please note we do not accept commercial organisations.
|Information from the Ecclesiological Society|
The Ecclesiologial Society's annual conference is on Saturday 5th October and is on the subject of Graveyards. Visit their website below for full details.
For further information and details of other events visit the Ecclesiological Society's website: www.ecclsoc.org
|Public Lectures - Society of Antiquaries|
Lectures to the Society of Antiquaries are now filmed and available on the internet. This includes two lectures by CMS members:
Sophie Oosterwijk, FSA, 'Reading Medieval Child Monuments', 5 March 2013.
Sally Badham, FSA, 'Seeking Salvation: Commemorating the Dead in the Late Medieval English Parish', 28 February 2013.
To watch them go to http://www.sal.org.uk/newsandevents/Lecture%20Archive/
Memoria Research Newsletter
|We are proud to present the new issue of the newsletter
'' (MMR)! This issue features, among other things, several
book reviews, a call for papers, and an update on the status
of the MeMO project, which has launched a crowdfunding
campaign. This campaign is intended to allow MeMO to
continue its activities after the now completed first phase
of the project, which produced a large database and other
websites on memoria. In return for your donation, MeMO
offers special activities, i.e. Do ut des (http://memo.hum.uu.nl/database/pages/crowdfunding.html).
You may download the newsletter from our website at the following address: http://mmr.let.uu.nl/index.html
Alternatively, if you wish to go directly to the pdf-version, please use: http://mmr.let.uu.nl/pdf/MMR_012.pdf
|Henry V's Funerary Achievements|
As this is the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt,
a conference is being held at Westminster Abbey - the King's
final resting place - on October 28th 2015. It will bring
together experts in the field of armour, architecture and
conservation to discuss the significance of Henry's funerary
achievements - his shield, saddle, sword and helm - which
were carried at his funeral.
Full details may be found here:
The de Brus Project