Australian School of Celtic Learning – July Online Events

NEGLIGENCE IN EARLY IRELAND WEBINAR Sunday 10 July 2022Online The early Irish legal system dealt in a very sophisticated way with offenses arising from negligent or inadvertent actions or omissions. In this webinar, we will look at the allocation of responsibility and liability for accidents. We will explore ideas such as socially useful activity, responsibility… Continue reading Australian School of Celtic Learning – July Online Events

Scottish Society for Northern Studies Spring/Summer Seminar Series

Our penultimate seminar of the spring summer series will be given by Dr Lynda McGuigan (Fraserburgh Lighthouse Museum), titled ‘The Antiquarian Letter Archive of James Carnegie, 9th Earl of Southesk: A Case Study‘.  The online lecture promises to reveal new and unpublished antiquarian material on the Pictish symbol stones of Aberdeenshire. The seminar begins at 7pm BST… Continue reading Scottish Society for Northern Studies Spring/Summer Seminar Series

35th Irish Conference of Medievalists 30 June-2 July: Timetable and Registration

The 35th Irish Conference of Medievalists will be held at Queen’s University Belfast from the 30th of June to 2nd of July. The 30th of June will be online through MS Teams, while the 1st and 2nd of July will be in-person in 0G029 of the Elmwood Building, School of Natural and Built Environment, QUB,… Continue reading 35th Irish Conference of Medievalists 30 June-2 July: Timetable and Registration

Monash CMRS Online Seminar, Friday, 27th May at 10am AEST

Speaker: Kyly Walker (PhD candidate, University of Leeds, UK) Archbishop Geoffrey Plantagenet of York's Conception of His Archiepiscopal Office and Authority Abstract:  Archbishop Geoffrey Plantagenet of York (1191–1212) was a strong personality who had a far from easy episcopate. Appointed to fulfil the dying wish of his father, King Henry II of England, Geoffrey clashed with the… Continue reading Monash CMRS Online Seminar, Friday, 27th May at 10am AEST

Medieval Round Table hosted by the University of Melbourne, Monday, 6th June at 6:15pm

Speakers: Dr Carol Williams, Prof. Constant Mews and Dr Catherine Jeffreys Chair: Valentina A. Grasso (ISAW) On the night of Monday 6th June, three of Monash’s own will be speaking at the Medieval Round Table. Carol Williams will be presenting, “The Reception of Concepts from the Language Arts into Musical Discourse and Praxis (1000–1300): Guido… Continue reading Medieval Round Table hosted by the University of Melbourne, Monday, 6th June at 6:15pm

London Society for Medieval Studies: From ‘the Last Great War of Antiquity’ to ‘Futuhat’

Speaker: Khodadad Rezakhani (Leiden) - "From ‘the Last Great War of Antiquity’ to ‘Futuhat’: Eastern Mediterranean Between the Sasanians and Byzantium." Chair: Valentina A. Grasso (ISAW) Founded in 1970/1, the London Society for Medieval Studies seeks to foster knowledge of, and dialogue about, the Middle Ages (c.500–c.1500 CE). Our fortnightly seminars showcase the latest advances… Continue reading London Society for Medieval Studies: From ‘the Last Great War of Antiquity’ to ‘Futuhat’

Monash CMRS Public seminar 20 May: Talking about Ethnicity in Europe, 950-1250

Assistant Professor Claire Weeda from Leiden University, who will present work from her recent book Abstract:  How and why did men of the pen – monks, schoolmen and courtiers – talk about ethnicity in the Latinate world? Ethnic and racial stereotypes abound in all kinds of texts produced between the tenth and thirteenth centuries: in poems,… Continue reading Monash CMRS Public seminar 20 May: Talking about Ethnicity in Europe, 950-1250

CMRS Monash: Collective Living and the Development of ‘Privacy’ in Late Medieval Europe

This week we are pleased to welcome Dr Sarah Kerr from Aarhus University, Denmark for another Friday night of history. Dr Kerr will be presenting at 6pm and we look forward to seeing you all there. Title: Collective Living and the Development of 'Privacy' in Late Medieval Europe Date: Friday, 6th May Time: 6pm-7pm AEST (For those in other time… Continue reading CMRS Monash: Collective Living and the Development of ‘Privacy’ in Late Medieval Europe

Medieval Round Table 2 May: Christine Grundy – Climate Change and the Peace of God

Christine Grundy, Australian National University Climate Change and the Peace of God “Some time later a famine began to ravage the whole earth, and death threatened almost the whole human race.” So began the writings of Rudolfus Glaber, a witness to terrible events which occurred in France around the 1030s.  Glaber told us that the… Continue reading Medieval Round Table 2 May: Christine Grundy – Climate Change and the Peace of God

Medieval Scandinavia Seminars Term 3 2022

‘Icelandic Saga landscapes: Women‘s Views’Emily Lethbridge, Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskumfræðum28 April, 5pm ‘Making Representations: Constructing Identity in IcelandPre-1262’Katharine Marlow, UCL12 May, 5pm How to AttendYou can attend these seminars either in person or online. For in-person attendees, both seminars will take place in room 130 in Foster Court on UCL’s Bloomsbury campus. For online… Continue reading Medieval Scandinavia Seminars Term 3 2022

University of Sydney MEMC Lunchtime Seminar

Friday 29 April12:00 noon - 1:30 pmAndrew Mellas (MEMC, Sydney), and Penny Nash (MEMC, Sydney)(1) Andrew Mellas, "Romanos the Melodist and the Liturgical Emotions of Pascha" The hymnos of Romanos the Melodist sought to shape an emotional and liturgical community in Constantinople. Retelling the sacred stories of Scripture, they become affective scripts for the faithful,… Continue reading University of Sydney MEMC Lunchtime Seminar

Riddles in Conversation – May Seminar Series

The Exeter Book riddles are often enlisted to illustrate what we think we know about early medieval culture, but the truth is that they are better at asking questions than giving answers. In this seminar series, therefore, we put the Exeter Book riddles in conversation with different kinds of knowing. Exploring in turn poetic translation,… Continue reading Riddles in Conversation – May Seminar Series

SSNS Seminar Series – Dr Danica Ramsey-Brimberg

‘Irish Sea Connections in South-West Scotland in the Viking Age’ The Viking Age was a time period in which different ideas, practices, and styles were shared and even adapted – not just directly from Scandinavia, but from other areas of the Viking Age world. Located on the Irish Sea coast, the modern-day areas of Dumfries… Continue reading SSNS Seminar Series – Dr Danica Ramsey-Brimberg