The Symbolic and Psychological Significance of Donning Armour

September 17 '2019 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm

Stager 102 Stahr Auditorium

  • Rob Jones with Armor

How do culture & psychology interact in the behavior of the medieval warrior on the battlefield?

Come hear Dr. Rob Jones (Advanced Studies in Bath, UK) discuss the socio-cultural history of medieval warfare and warriors.

Dr. Jones (pictured at right) draws on experimental archaeology and experimental learning in his research on medieval warfare as a cultural phenomenon. He teaches military culture, knighthood and chivalry. He is also an instructor of Historical European Martial Arts, focusing on medieval longsword combat.

Sponsored by the History Department