Imbas 2013

Posted: August 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

Medieval and Early Modern Student Association

Imbas 2013


Imbas is an interdisciplinary postgraduate conference hosted annually by NUI Galway. The theme for this year’s event is Destruction, Renewal…and back again’, and it will run from the 29th November to 1st December at the Moore Institute, NUI Galway.

The committee is very pleased to announce that this year’s keynote speaker will be Professor Fredric Cheyette of Amherst College, Massachusetts. Professor Cheyette is one of the world’s foremost scholars of Medieval European culture, more specifically on the region of Occitania, what is now Southern France. However, his more recent research has focused on the topic of climate, and climate change, during the medieval period. Aspects of this research will addressed in his keynote address, the title of which will be ‘From the Ancient to the Medieval Countryside: Old Answers/ New Questions’.

Imbas accepts papers from all disciplines on any topic from Late Antiquity to the end of the Medieval period…

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