Symposia and Conferences
Arthurian Legends in Wales and Beyond - Symposium
Building on a portfolio of long-standing international research collaboration, and sponsored by IMEMS (Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Bangor University and Aberystwyth University), the Centre for Arthurian Studies’ day symposium, ‘Chwedlau Arthur yng Nghymru a thu Hwnt / Arthurian Legends in Wales and Beyond’, took place on Thursday 28 June 2018
Panels on Arthurian texts were organised as part of this ongoing annual conference series. MA and PhD students working on Arthurian Studies presented, including MA in Arthurian Literature student Sean Ferguson, MA in English literature student Molly Heaton, MPhil in English literature, Cambridge University, Inigo Purcell.
XXVth International Arthurian Congress in Würzburg, Germany, July 2017
Bangor University Arthurian scholars and postgraduate researchers, as well as members of the Centre’s advisory board, presented at the XXVth International Arthurian Congress in Würzburg, Germany, July 2017: Prof. P. J. C. Field, Prof. Raluca Radulescu, Dr Samantha Rayner (UCL), Prof. Andrew Lynch (Western Australia), Dr Alan Lupack (Rochester), Prof. C. Larrington (Oxford); MA students Audrey Martin and Maurita van Droogenbroek.
Members of the Centre for Arthurian Studies, both staff and postgraduate students, will be presenting at this conference, to be held at the University of Birmingham in September 2018. The Centre sponsors one of the sessions, and External board member Dr Samantha Rayner (UCL) will present some of her findings from her research in the Archives of the International Arthurian Society, now placed in the custody of the Centre.
Arthurian session at the International Medieval Congress, Leeds, July 2019
A session on animals and material culture in Arthurian studies is co-sponsored by the Centre in collaboration with Dr Renée Ward (University of Lincoln, UK) and Dr Melissa Ridley-Elmes (Lindenwood University, US)