From Mêlée to Opera: The Metamorphosis of the Chilvaric Tournament

Organised by Sydney Anglo-Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London
Friday 27th April 2012, Registration from 10:00 am

Speakers include:

DAVID CROUCH (Professor of Medieval History, University of Hull). A Facsimile of the Battlefield? What was at issue in the Mêlée Tournament, 1160-1260?

TOBIAS CAPWELL (Curator of Arms and Armour, the Wallace Collection). Violence and Elegance. ChangingPriorities in the Joust, c.1200-1625

NOEL FALLOWS (Professor of Spanish, University of Georgia). From Sport to Spectacle in Renaissance Iberia: Jousting, the Game of Canes, and Bull-Running

IAIN FENLON (Professor of Music. Fellow, King's College, Cambridge). Martial Monteverdi

HELEN WATANABE O'KELLY (Professor of German. Fellow, Exeter College, Oxford). 'The Invention of Tradition?' August the Strong and his historicisingTournaments

SYDNEY ANGLO (Emeritus Professor: University of Wales). The History of the History of Tournaments


£25 (£12 .50 for concessions) including coffee/tea, and a sandwich lunch

To register please contact: warburg@sas,