Medieval Studies Seminar, Semester 2 2021 – 5.15 pm via TEAMS until further notice
Week 1 Monday 13th Sept.
James Palmer (St Andrews)
“Merovingian Medicine: Dead or Alive?”
Week 3 Monday 27th Sept.
Yulia Mikhailova (New Mexico Tech)
“The Making of Rus: Medieval Realm, Late Medieval Literati, and Modern Historiography”
Week 5 Monday 11th Oct.
Ben Pohl (University of Bristol)
“Book chest – study – private library: Where did medieval monastic superiors keep their books?”
Week 7 Monday 25th Oct.
Marie-Laure Derat (Orient et Méditerranée (CNRS))
“The site of Lalibela and its history from a local to a transnational perspective (10th-16th centuries).”
Thursday 28th Oct. (with ISHR)
Edda Frankot (Nord University, Bodø)
“To underlie the law within three tides as sea faring men’: Merchants and mariners before the Aberdeen courts in the later Middle Ages”
Week 9 Monday 8th Nov.
Giles Gasper (Durham)
Thursday 11th Nov. (with ISHR)
Adrián Maldonado (National Museums of Scotland)
‘Creating a nation: an artefactual history of Scotland AD 800-1200’
Week 10 Monday 15th Nov.
Henry Ravenhall (Cambridge)
“Between Textual and Emotional Communities? Touch and Medieval French Literary Culture”
Tuesday 16th Nov. (with English)
Laura Saetveit-Miles (University of Bergen)
“ ‘Writing—to the Moment’ in Richard Methley’s Mystical Diary Refectorium Salutis (1487)”