In 2012, the Imitatio Mariae-project together with Umeå Group of Premodern Studies organised the conference Words and Matter: The Virgin Mary in Late Medieval Parish Life at Umeå University.
Keynote speakers were:
Professor Miri Rubin, Queen Mary University of London
Professor Beat Kümin, University of Warwick
Professor Catherine Oakes, Kellogg College, University of Oxford
Professor Nils Holger Petersen, University of Copenhagen
Information about the conference can be found here.
Poster image: The Visitation, Sånga Church, Uppland, Sweden, late 15th Century (photo and layout: Cecilia Lindhé)
(all photos below: Jim Robertsson)