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Medieval History Seminar

Lent Term 2018


ALL SEMINARS on THURSDAYS at 4 p.m. in the Boardroom of the History Faculty


18th January                 
Dr Judith Bronstein (Haifa)
‘Food and Food Habits in the Crusader Context, 1095-1291’


1st February
Alice Taylor (Kings College London)
‘Identifying Governmental Forms in Twelfth-Century Europe’


15th February
Prof Paul Fouracre (Manchester)
‘Light and Power: the “Carolingian Moment”'


1st March                  
Dr Rob Portass (Lincoln)
‘Managing Estates and Expectations in Tenth-Century Spain’


15th March
Dr Andrea Ruddick (Oxford)
'Nationality Labels, "Identity", and Problems of Terminology in late-medieval England'


Lent Term 2018 programme - print version


Professor John Arnold

Dr Andrew Spencer


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Seminar presentations by third-year PhD students, 2014-15

Daniel Neary

Contesting the 'Church of the Bishops': Christian Dissidence in Palestine after Chalcedon (21 mins, 29:01:15)

Lizzie Gilbert

The letters of Thomas Beckington and William Millington (20 mins, 15:01:15)

Hazel Freestone

Married clergy in England and Normandy, 1050-1150 (26 mins, 15:01:2015)

Emily Ward

A Comparative Look at Guardianship Arrangements for Child Kings, c.1050 - c.1165 (25 mins, 27:11:14)

Peter Lunga
The context and purpose of legendary genealogies in northern England and Iceland c. 1120 - c. 1230 (35 mins, 27:11:14)

Sam Ottewill-Soulsby
"Useless Peace”: Carolingian-Umayyad Diplomacy, 810-820 (30 mins, 13:11:14)

Jacob Currie
St Alban's Abbey and the Law, c. 1327-1396 (20 mins, 13:11:14)

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