Digital lecture Dr. Alexandra Lee, 'Communal Management of a Popular Religious Revival: Civic Religion and the Bianchi of 1399'

When
21-01-2022 from 16:00 to 17:00
Where
Digital: MS Teams
Language
English
Organizer
Stefan Meysman
Contact
Stefan.Meysman@UGent.be

Open lecture by Dr. Alexandra Lee (University College London, UK) for the Digital Medieval Urban History Network

On Friday 21st January 2022 (16.00 CET), Dr. Alexandra Lee (University College London, UK) will deliver a paper on 'Communal Management of a Popular Religious Revival: Civic Religion and the Bianchi of 1399'.

This paper will be based on Dr. Lee's new book, published with Brill in 2021, entitled "The Bianchi of 1399 in Central Italy. Making Devotion Local". Book and paper provide news insights into the "Bianchi devotions", a medieval popular religious revival which responded to an outbreak of plague at the turn of the fifteenth century.

This lecture an event of the Digital Medieval Urban History Network, directed by the Henri Pirenne Institute at Ghent University and the Department of History at Queen Mary University London.

The network's digital lectures are open to all, for registration to the MS Teams group please get in touch with Prof. Miri Rubin (QMUL) or Dr. Stefan Meysman (Ghent)