Medieval Thought Experiments: Poetry and Speculation in Europe, 1100-1450 is a two-day conference about the relationships between poetry and speculation in the Middle Ages. It will take place on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 April, 2015.

Details of the conference, along with a call for papers, can be found here.

The organisers are Philip Knox, Jonathan Morton and Daniel Reeve.

We can be contacted at

The organisers gratefully acknowledge the support of the Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature, which has made it possible for us to offer graduate/ECR bursaries.


Banner image: Detail from British Library, MS Harley 4335, fol. 1r. Anonymous French translation of Boethius, De consolatio Philosophiae; illuminations attributed to Jean Colombe. Copyright for this image rests with the British Library and is made available by them under a Public Domain Mark.