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Symposium on Historical European Martial Arts

  • Renaissance Center 650 East Pleasant Street Amherst, MA, 01002 United States (map)

The Renaissance Center will host the fourteenth annual Raymond J. Lord Symposium on historical European martial arts on Saturday, April 28, 2018.  Daniel Jaquet will present two talks,  "Inscription, description or codification of fighting techniques. Towards a typology of fight books" and "The Fl├╝gelhau. A case study of an essential martial technique of early 16th c. German fighting competitions with the longsword, as documented in the fight books."   Also speaking is Donald La Rocca, Curator of Arms and Armor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on, "Some essential books from the sixteenth century to today for understanding European arms and armor."  The day will end with a panel discussion, "Revisiting the H in HEMA."

Earlier Event: March 24
Brass Frog Assault of Arms
Later Event: September 28
Iron Gate Exhibition