Dr. Elizabeth Lastra: Addressing Urban Audiences in Twelfth-Century Spain

Date: 19 March 2018
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Venue: Room 7.58 Run Run Shaw Tower

The twelfth century in Western Europe marks a period of significant social change and widespread urbanization. Through its exceptional visual record, the northern Spanish city of Carrión de los Condes illustrates a developing city’s navigation of diverse urban interests. This paper examines two Carrionese parish churches constructed across the course of the twelfth century, which actively participate in the contemporary social and spiritual upheaval and offer insight into a largely undocumented lay public… (Please click on the image to read more)