Autumntide of the Middle Ages

5 November 2020

This panel discussion celebrates the publication of a major new and unabridged English translation of Johan Huizinga’s book ‘Autumntide of the Middle Ages’, which captures the impact of Huizinga’s significant piece of historical scholarship and literature.

Co-organised between the Durham University History Department and Durham’s Institute for Medieval and Early Modern History, this session includes short talks by the editors and the translator of the book, followed by a Q&A:

Anton van der Lem, ‘The Historian as Public Intellectual: Johan Huizinga, 1872-1945’

Graeme Small, ‘Autumntide of the Middle Ages: History as World Literature’

Diane Webb, ‘Translating Huizinga’


9 November 2020, 5.30 – 7.00pm

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