Monday 17 July
3.00 Welcome, AGM and Introduction: Dr. Gordon Kingsley (Principal, Harlaxton College), John Cherry.
3.45 – 4.30 Mary Carruthers, Thinking with images: the spatial and visual requirements of cognition and recollection in medieval psychology.
5.00 – 6.15 Adrian Ailes, Powerful Impressions: Symbols of Office and Authority on Seals.
Jane Martindale, The symbolism of the sword on King John’s tomb at Worcester.
7.45 – 9.00 Pamela Tudor-Craig (Lady Wedgwood) Effigies with attitude.
Nigel Saul, What’s the name again? Remembrance and commemoration on early church monuments
Tuesday 18 July
9.00 – 10.30 Alison Stones, Signs and Symbols in the Estoire del saint Graal, a comparative
John Cherry, La Chantepleure – a symbol of mourning.
11.00 – 12.30 Paul Harvey, Colour in Medieval Maps.
Stephen Medcalf, The colour blue as symbolic: medieval and modern.
2.00 – 3.45 Nicholas Rogers, Dieu y voye: Some Late Medieval Instances of Divine Vision
Elizabeth New, ‘Christ Before Us’: non-Eucharistic images and symbols of Jesus in relation to Christocentric devotion in late medieval England.
Nigel Morgan, The Monograms and Arms of Mary in late medieval England.
4.15 – 5.30 Phillipa Hardman, Sign Language: seeing things in Middle English poems.
Meg Twycross, Allegorical theatre: static or dynamic
5.30 – 6.30 Reception hosted by Maney Publications
8.00 Magnus Williamson, Illuminations and texts and their musical analogues
Wednesday 19 July
9.00 – 10.30 Richard Plant, Symbolism of churches in town planning.
Julian Luxford, The symbolism of East Anglian flushwork.
11.00 – 12.30 Richard Marks, Architecture as symbol: representing Solovki monastery in the 17th century
Derek Keene, Signs and the city: recognition, scenography and the everyday.
1.00 Outing to Peterborough Cathedral (with packed lunch)
7.30 Conference dinner in the Great Hall
Thursday 20 July
9.00 – 10.45 Christa Grössinger, Symbols – their use and misuse in interpretations of medieval art.
Lucy Freeman Sandler. “Gone fishing”: Angling in the Fitzwilliam Bohun Psalter.
Michael Michael, The semiology of the Psalter.
11.15 – 12.30 Elizabeth Danbury, Security and safeguard: signs and symbols on boxes and chests.
Andrew Prescott, Symbols and legends of English medieval fraternities.
1.00 Lunch and depart