Candlemas Semester 2017 – 2018
All sessions on a Wednesday at 5.15 pm in the New Seminar Room, unless otherwise indicated.
Dr Michael French – A welcome to Postgraduate Life
Ethan Birney – Was Abbot Walter an Angevin Supporter: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Thesis
Dr Kenneth Goudie – ‘Syrian’ Doctrine of Jihad? Scholarly Migration and Jihad in the Eighth Century
Piotr Potocki – In Search of Community Identity: Victorian Catholicism and Scotland’s Medieval Past.
Kosuke Nakada – ‘God Save the Emperor’: Roman-Armenian Relations in Book Two of Uxtanes, The History of Armenians
Fran Murray – Beyond Ritual: Royal Weeping in the Ottonian Reich
Sarah White – Thomas the Wolf v. Richard of Abingdon (c.1292-94): A Case Study on Arguments Based in Written Law
Alastair Ayton – The Lord Edward’s Lesson in Lordship, 1254-1258
Jiiazhu Hu – Petitions from the Cinque Ports in the fourteenth century
Timothy Owens – Philippe de Mezieres and fourth-century crusade strategy