History seminars at the IHR

Earlier Middle Ages

Convenors: Stephen Baxter, Julia Crick, David Ganz, Caroline Goodson, Peter Heather, Hugh Kennedy, Alice Rio, Antonio Sennis, Alice Taylor, Jinty Nelson, Dionysios Stathakopoulos, Alan Thacker.

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Caroline Goodson: c.goodson@bbk.ac.uk

Venue: Wolfson Room II, in the basement, unless otherwise indicated in the programme

Time: Wednesday, 5.30pm

Spring Term 2015
DateSeminar details
21 January Eadmer of Canterbury and William Longsword (aka Rufus)

John Gillingham (London)


28 January Small wars in faraway places under the emperor Honorius

George Woudhuysen & Graham Barrett (Oxford)


4 February Coinage and the Late Anglo-Saxon 'State'

Rory Naismith (Cambridge)


11 February Bede's World Chronicles: a reappraisal of the 'Chronica Minora'

Maírín MacCarron (Galway)


18 February No seminar

25 February Changing Faces: Media and Materiality in the Early Byzantine Cult of the Virgin

Leslie Brubaker (Birmingham)


4 March Melania the Younger in Africa

Juliette Day (Helsinki & Oxford)


11 March 'A sign of God's favour': Byzantine gold coins in Indian Ocean trade

Rebecca Darley (London)


18 March 'About the life of those who are called canons, what sort ought it to be?' Regulating the life of the Canonical Clergy between between Chrodegang's Rule and the Council of Aachen. c. 750- 816

Stephen Ling (Leicester)


25 March The composition, structure and audience of Flodoard's 'Annals'

Edward Roberts (King's, London)

Please note: this seminar will be held in the Peter Marshall Room, 204 (2nd floor)