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Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Theatres of War: Crusade, Colonialism and Chivalry in the Middle Ages

Nicholas Paul

FULBRIGHT LECTURE

Were the Crusades an early example of European colonialism? What value did the crusading frontier hold for the knights who fought to defend it? What was the relationship between the Crusades and the knightly culture of chivalry? 

To answer these questions requires a new approach to the Crusades, one focused as much on cultural production as military encounter. In this lecture, we explore the nexus between three powerful forces that shaped the medieval world: holy war, knighthood, and the expansion of Europe.

No reservations are required for this lecture. It will be run on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
Doors will open 30 minutes before the start of the lecture 

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Nicholas is Associate Professor of History at Fordham University, New York.

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