Programme 2017/18

£2 for non-section members - YAHS members can become section members for £6/year. If you are not a YAHS member section membership costs £16/year.

All lectures are now at Swarthmore, just down the road from Claremont, and start at 2.00pm


Speaker/organisation Title
14th Oct 2017

Richard Dance ‘Tykes and Vikings: Looking for the Old Norse Influence on Northern English Vocabulary'  Joint lecture with the Yorkshire Dialect Society

11th Nov 2017 Iona McCleery

‘Holy but not healthy? Fish-eating in the Middle Ages’
9th Dec 2017 Bart Lambert

The Later Middle Ages: A Missing Chapter in the History of Migration to England


13th Jan 2018 Stefan Maeder "Mirrors for Men?" a technological and cultural comparison of European and Japanese medieval swords

10th Feb 2018

Christiane Kroebel  St. Hild: her monastery and her legacy

10th Mar 2018 Hugh Willmott Living and Dying in Medieval Lincolnshire: excavations at the Hospital of St James, Thornton Abbey.

14th April 2018 AGM
and lecture by Louise Hampson

Stained Glass
details to follow

12th May 2018 Chas Jones Recent work on the Fulford 1066 Battlefield