Medieval Seminar - History

Medieval Seminar
Trinity Term 2014
A weekly seminar will be held on Mondays at 5 p.m.
in the Wharton Room, All Souls College.
Week 1
(28th April)
Annual Medieval Studies lecture – organised by the MSt in Medieval
Studies [NOTE: This lecture takes place in the Auditorium, Corpus
Christi College)
William Miller (University of Michigan)
“Breaking Bread”
Week 2
(5th May)
Nicholas Vincent (UEA)
“Thomas Becket and the Victorians”
Week 3
(12th May)
Anne Duggan (King’s College, London)
“‘Our rescripts have not usually made law (legem facere) on such matters'
(Alexander III, 1169): a new look at the development of the canon law of
marriage in the twelfth century”
Week 4
(19th May)
Alison Bonner (Jesus)
“The medieval manuscript transmission of Pelagius’ Letter to Demetrias,
and its implications”
Week 5
(26th May)
Mark Whittow (Corpus Christi)
“The Two Falls of the Roman Empire: nomads, migrations and the ends of
the Ancient World”
Week 6
(2nd June)
David Crouch (University of Hull)
“Lay literacy in England : Beyond Bureaucracy”
Week 7
(9th June)
Ian Forrest (Oriel)
“Promises in late medieval England”
Week 8
(16th June)
Nora Berend (St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge)
“Violence and identity in medieval and early modern Hungary”