Dr. Rory Naismith (Cambridge) – ‘Gilds, States and Societies in Early Medieval England and Francia’
Dr. Stephen Penn (Stirling) – ‘What John Wyclif didn’t say about the Sacrament of Marriage’
Dr. Alixe Bovey (Courtauld Institute) – ‘Exchanges of letters, rings, vows, and blows: A Pictorial King Horn in the margins of a law book?’
Dr. Stephen Harrison (University of Glasgow) – ‘Forgotten Vikings? Women and Landnám in Britain and Ireland’
Dr Clive Burgess (RHL/St Andrews) – ‘Richard Whittington, thrive mayor of London: Patterns for merchant piety in early fifteenth century London’
Dr Louise Gardiner (University of Edinburgh) – Royal Correspondence in late 14th Century England: Exploring the ‘Royal Letter Book’ (Edinburgh University Library MS 183)’
Dr Thomas Clancy (Glasgow) – St Donnan of Eigg: Martyrdom, foundation, Cult and Folklore
Professor Carolyn Larrington (Oxford) – The Case of Danger: Performance and Performativity in Medieval Literary Emotion?
Dr. Marie Legendre (Edinburgh) – The Finances of the Caliphate: Abbasid Fiscal Practice in Islamic Late Antiquity
Stephanie Wynne-Jones (University of York) – The Swahili world in the medieval globe: writing history with things
Erik Inglis (Oberlin College) – History in the Making: Categories, Techniques and Chronology in Church Collections, c. 800-1300
This was the keynote lecture at the conference ‘Collecting, Curating, Assembling: New Approaches to the Archive in the Middle Ages’ More information can be found about that conference here: https://medievalarchive2019.wordpress.com/
Dan Smail (Harvard, Bullough Fellow; St Andrews) – The Borderlands of Slavery in Late Medieval Provence
Dr. Xavier Dectot (National Museum of Scotland) – Not that Unicorn: A Cross-Cultural Foray into Single-Horned Animals
Eduardo Manzano (SAIMS) – Identifying the blocks that build the Global Middle Ages
Lorenz Korn (University of Bamberg) – Dome Halls in the Saljuq Period of Iran: Origins, Forms, Functions
Paul Strohm (Columbia) – ‘May I not stand here’: Criseyde at the Crossroads
Tim Greenwood (University of St Andrews) – Armenia and Iran in Late Antiquity: New Perspectives
Robin Stacey (University of Washington Seattle) – Hidden Narratives in Medieval Welsh Law
Annual Lecture – Jinty Nelson – Presenting a Wider Public with the History of Medieval Gender
Cullen Chandler (Bullough Fellow St Andrews) (Lycoming College) – Charlemagne’s Table
Katalin Szende (CEU) – ‘Good Immigrants’ Settlement, Expansion, and Colonization in Central Europe in the High and Late Middle Ages
Barbara Crawford (St Andrews) – Excavations at St. Clements Church, Trondheim
Katy Cubitt (UEA) – Archbishop Wulfstan and the Peace of God
Rory Cox (St Andrews) -The Myth of ‘Torture-Lite’ from Medieval to Modern Waterboarding
John Romano (Benedictine College) – Tolerance of Liturgical Diversity in Medieval Europe
Bonnie Effros – Revising the Christian History of France: Camille de la Croix’s Case for 72 Previously Unknown Martyrs of Poitiers
Michaela Zöschg (V&A)- A Triptych of Female Franciscan Devotion
Agnès Bos (St Andrews) Reconsidering Medieval Furniture: New Research, New Perspectives
Denis Renevey, Christiana Whitehead and Hazel Blair (University of Lausanne) Geographies of Northern English Sanctity in the Later Middle Ages
Chris Dyer (Professor Emeritus – University of Leicester) Peasants on the Move: Migration in Rural England, 1200-1500 (SAIMS Seminar 2018) [Related documents and handouts]
Amanda Phillips (Virginia) The Silk of Bayezid I at the Studenica Monastery (SAIMS Seminar 2018)
Margaret Connolly and Rachel Hart: Book production and circulation in late medieval Scotland: Robert Ewyn and the St Andrews manuscript of Regiam Maiestatem. (SAIMS Seminar 2018)
Steven Vanderputten (Ghent), ‘The Dignity of Our Bodies and the Salvation of Our Souls. Scandal, Purity, and the Pursuit of Unity in Late Tenth-Century Monasticism’ (SAIMS Seminar 2018).
Elizabeth Tyler (York), ‘England in Europe: The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle in the Mid-Eleventh Century’ (SAIMS Seminar 2018).
Erik Niblaeus (Durham), ‘Mission, Liturgy, and Books in the Christianization of Scandinavia’ (SAIMS Seminar 2017).
Justine Firnhaber-Baker (St Andrews), ‘The Monks and the Masses: Peasant (non)Politics in Northern France before the Black Death’ (SAIMS Seminar 2017).
Rebecca Stephenson (UCD), ‘The End of the World? or just a Viking Invasion? Situating Byrhtferth’s Scientific Writing within Contemporary Events’ (SAIMS Seminar 2017).
Kirsty Day (Edinburgh), ‘Franciscan Women as Architects of the ‘Heavenly Courts’ in Bohemia and the Polish Duchies c.1234-1320’ (SAIMS Seminar 2017).
David Wallace, ‘A View from St Andrews: The Council of Constance, 1414-1418’ (SAIMS Lecture 2016).
R. I. Moore (Newcastle), ‘The Eleventh Century in World History’ (SAIMS Lecture 2014).