Symposium: Winchester, Early Medieval Power and Faith

A one-day symposium dedicated to exploring the great churches of Winchester at the time of the Anglo-Saxons and Normans. Saturday 20 October 2018 9.30am – 5.00pm The King Alfred Conference Chamber, Guildhall, Winchester, SO23 9GH Join historians, experts, and enthusiasts at this one day symposium exploring the great churches of Winchester at the time of theContinue reading “Symposium: Winchester, Early Medieval Power and Faith”

Elrington & Bosworth Professorship of Anglo-Saxon

The Board of Electors to the Elrington and Bosworth Professorship of Anglo-Saxon invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic to take up appointment on 1 October 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. Candidates will have an outstanding research recordContinue reading “Elrington & Bosworth Professorship of Anglo-Saxon”

Lecture: “Structuring the Sacred”: Considering Framing, Space and Place on the Easby Cross, Institute for Historical Research, 27/02/2018

NOW CANCELLED DUE TO INDUSTRIAL ACTION!   The London Society for Medieval Studies is hosting the following lecture on Tuesday 27th February at 7pm: Meg Boulton, speaking on ‘”Structuring the Sacred”: Considering Framing, Space and Place on the Easby Cross. Location: Institute of Historical Research, Wolfson Room NB01, Senate House (located on Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU). All thoseContinue reading “Lecture: “Structuring the Sacred”: Considering Framing, Space and Place on the Easby Cross, Institute for Historical Research, 27/02/2018″

Murray Seminars on Medieval and Renaissance Art at Birkbeck: Spring 2018

All this term’s seminars take place in the History of Art Department at Birkbeck (43, Gordon Sq., London WC1H 0PD) in Room 114 (The Keynes Library) at 5pm.  Talks finish by 5.50pm (allowing those with other commitments to leave) and are then followed by discussion and refreshments. This term’s papers are as follows : 17 January: Carol Richardson  BritonsContinue reading “Murray Seminars on Medieval and Renaissance Art at Birkbeck: Spring 2018”

Taking architectural history to the bridge: International Bridges Group inaugural meeting report

The study of architecture largely focuses on the study of buildings: constructions with their most essential function as shelter for the human body. But architectural history can forget that constructions with other functions are also ripe for interpretation of their structure and ideologies. This is what the ambitiously-named International Bridges Group intends to promote for crossingsContinue reading “Taking architectural history to the bridge: International Bridges Group inaugural meeting report”

PhD Studentship: Anglo-Saxon England and the Continent: the manuscript evidence

The British Library and The University of Leicester The British Library and the University of Leicester are pleased to invite applications for a three-year AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership PhD Studentship, available from 1 October 2015. The project will be supervised by Professor Joanna Story, professor of Early Medieval History at Leicester, and by Dr Claire Breay,Continue reading “PhD Studentship: Anglo-Saxon England and the Continent: the manuscript evidence”