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Medieval History Seminar

Michaelmas Term 2017


in the Boardroom of the History Faculty


12th October  
Thematic discussion:
‘History and anthropology: two medievalists’ perspectives’ 
Dr Tom Lambert (Sidney Sussex)
Dr John Sabapathy (University College London)


26th October   
Dr Alice Rio (Kings College London)
‘Merovingian Legal Cultures’


9th November   
Dr Kurt Villads Jensen (Stockholm)
‘Crusade preaching in Scandinavia 1100-1536. Did the popes have a master plan or did they only react to local initiatives?’


23rd November
Prof Marc Boone (Ghent)
‘Pirenne, Huizinga, and the late medieval Burgundian “State”’



Michaelmas Term 2017 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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