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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 2019

January 24th

Sam Leggett (Archaeology, Cambridge)

Cryptic Kent – Anglo-Saxon Identities, Graves and Stable Isotopes

 

February 7th

Dr Debby Banham (ASNC, Cambridge)

The Staff of Life in Early Medieval England: The Making and Meaning of Bread

 

February 21st

Calum Platts (ASNC, Cambridge)

Bishops, Bede and the Bible

 

March 7th

End-of-term Balloon Debate with CALM

Theme: MEDIEVAL RULERS

 

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Previous Term:  Michaelmas 2018

October 18th

Tom Langley (Classics, Cambridge)

Being a City of God: The Idea of the City in 4th-Century Byzantine Martyr Homilies

 

November 1st

FILM NIGHT with CALM

~*~  Monty Python and the Holy Grail ~*~

NOTE: Meeting at 19:30 for pizza / film starts at 20:00 / Location tbc

 

November 15th 

Dr Ben Guy (ASNC, Cambridge)

Defining the gens in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland: Language, Descent, and the Evidence of the Genealogical Corpora

 

December 7th

End-of-term Roundtable

Theme: MONSTERS