Event: Church Momuments Society Lectures 2021

Church Monuments Society
Lectures online via Zoom
Website: https://churchmonumentssociety.org/



10 April 2021 – 5pm GMT
Fine and Private Places: or, why study funerary monuments?
A general introduction to the study of funerary monuments by Dr Jean Wilson MBE FSA. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/143205997995

17 April 2021 – 5pm GMT
‘Reading’ Damage and Design in British and Irish Cadaver Sculptures
A talk discussing the history of these unusual Church monuments, by Dr Christina Welch, University of Winchester. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/144058935153

24 April 2021 – 5pm GMT
The Cross-Legged Effigy in Context: Myth and Legend
A talk about cross-legged effigies of medieval knights, by Mr Mark Downing, President of the Church Monuments Society. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/144062327299

01 May 2021 – 5pm GMT
A Dead Good Job: Gravedigging in Municipal Cemeteries
An in-depth talk about the role of gravediggers, by Dr Helen Frisby and Dr Stuart Prior. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/144059825817


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