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The Origins of the Templars: sessions at the International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds, July 2019

I’ve organised four conference sessions on the Origins of the Military-Religious Orders (the Knights Templar, the Knights Hospitaller and the Teutonic Order). These will take place at the International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds, 1-4 July 2019. Click … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Kalamazoo 2018

medieval-congress-call-2018 This is a call for papers for a session at the IMC Kalamazoo 2018 on: Generalship: in the field and from the armchair Although warfare plays a central role in human societies, study of the organisation of war and … Continue reading

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Kalamazoo 2017

Cardiff University’s School of History, Archaeology and Religion sponsored a very successful session at the 52nd Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo (https://www.wmich.edu/medievalcongress) earlier this month. Twenty scholars turned out early on Sunday morning to hear papers on various aspects of … Continue reading

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Crusading masculinities conference

There will be a conference on ‘Crusading Masculinities’ at the University of Zürich, 30th March-1st April, 2016, organised by Dr Matthew Mesley (University of Zurich), Dr Katherine J. Lewis (University of Huddersfield, UK) and Dr Natasha Hodgson (Nottingham-Trent University, UK). … Continue reading

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Reproduction online of old articles on the Templars and Hospitallers

Earlier this week I put on to Academia.edu some of my early papers from the international ‘Military Orders’ conferences at St John’s Gate in London: ‘Knights and Lovers’  (from the 1992 conference); ‘Before William of Tyre‘ (from the 1996 conference); and ‘The … Continue reading

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Deeds Done Beyond the Sea

A new collection of ‘Crusades’ papers has just been published. Deeds done beyond the Sea: Essays on William of Tyre, Cyprus and the Military Orders presented to Peter Edbury, edited by Susan Edgington and myself is published by Ashgate Publishing in … Continue reading

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The 700th anniversary of the Templars’ demise: continued

In yet another event commemorating the 700th anniversary of the final end of the Templars, next week Theresa Vann, Paul Crawford and I are giving papers on ‘The Aftermath of the Templars’ at the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western … Continue reading

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