MEMSA Conference 2017: Uses of the Past in the Medieval and Early Modern World

The Eleventh Annual MEMSA Conference is being held on the 11 – 12 July 2017 at Durham University, on the theme of ‘Imitation and Innovation: Uses of the Past in the Medieval and Early Modern World.’ 

We’re delighted to welcome postgraduate speakers from Durham and around the UK, as well as our two keynote speakers: Dr Helen Smith from the Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies at the University of York, and Dr Len Scales from the Department of History at Durham University.

The full programme can be viewed below, and the conference is now open to booking via this link:

Registration will close on 26 June 2017. Spaces are limited so book early to secure your place! The registration fee of £10 includes refreshments on both days, and there is the option to book a place at the conference dinner, which will be held at the Court Inn on the evening of 11 July.

Any questions, please email We look forward to seeing you there!

Abigail Steed and Kelly Clarke
MEMSA Conference 2017 Conveners