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Graduate Early Medieval Seminar (GEMS)

Workshop

GEMS is a workshop covering every aspect of Early Medieval European, Byzantine, and Mediterranean History in roughly the period 500 AD–1050 AD. GEMS welcomes post-graduate students who wish to present papers and works in progress to their peers for practice and friendly feedback.

Sessions take place at 4pm in Room 5 of the Faculty.


 

Convenors:

Robert Evans: rae32

Claire Burridge: cpsb2


Lent 2017

January 25th

Emma Brownlee (Archaeology, Cambridge)

Changing Burials, Changing Cultures: An Archaeological Approach to Seventh-Century Europe

 

February 8th

Claire Burridge (History, Cambridge)

Reconsidering The Use(s) of Incense: A Medical Perspective

 

February 22nd

Prof Rosamond McKitterick (History, Cambridge)

The Church and the Law in the Early Middle Ages

 

March 8th

Medieval Movie Night with CALM!

Film tbc – please let us know if you have suggestions!

 

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Previous Term: Michaelmas 2017

October 19th

Prof Leslie Abrams (ASNC, Cambridge)

How to Convert Your Vikings: A Problem for the Frankish Church

 

November 2nd

Lenneke Van Raaij (Centre for Medieval Studies, Exeter)

Searching for local pasts in liturgical sources in tenth-century Trier

 

November 16th

Dr Javier Martínez Jiménez (Classics, Cambridge)

Nulla provincia est, quae peritos et ingeniosos homines habeat: Building experts in the post-Roman world

 

December 7th

Roundtable discussion in conjunction with CALM! Theme: GARDENS