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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

May 9th

No seminar – apologies from your convenors, we’re both away!

We’ll make up for this absence with our May Week Walk – details below

 

May 23rd

Dr Caroline Goodson (History, Cambridge)

Title TBC

 

June 6th

Dr Jesse Harrington (History, Cambridge)

Two Fifth-Century Island Conversions Compared: Saints and Struggles in the Epistles of Bishop Severus of Menorca and St. Patrick of Ireland

 

**June 20th

End-of-Year Event with CALM:

WALKING TOUR OF MEDIEVAL CAMBRIDGE + PICNIC

**Date subject to change (to work with May Week schedules), stay tuned for details!

 

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Previous Term:  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