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

Autumn Term 2014
DateSeminar details
15 October Sir David Wilson Lecture, jointly sponsored with the UCL Institute of Archaeology/British Museum medieval seminar

The Space Between: The 'undead' Roman Empire and the aesthetics of Salin's Style I 
Professor Guy Halsall (York)

Please note:  this session will take place at 18:15 in lecture theatre G6, in the Institute of Archaeology, Gordon Square.  It will be followed by a wine reception in room 609 (Institute of Archaeology Staff Common Room)


22 October Bede's Temple as History

Conor Obrien (Sheffield)


29 October Sacral Kingship and Its Discontents in Sixth- and Seventh-century Byzantium

Philip Booth (Oxford)


5 November No seminar

12 November Daniel O'Connell, the Irish Question and the early Irish Church

Ian Wood (Leeds)


19 November The Stellinga, the Saxon elite, and Carolingian politics

Ingrid Rembold (Cambridge)


26 November Investigating the chest burial rite in northern England c. A.D.650-900: an archaeological, osteological and historical approach

Elizabeth Craig-Atkins (Sheffield)


3 December The afterlife of the 'old law': rethinking pre-Gratian texts' roles in later-twelfth-century canonical collections

Danica Summerlin (UCL)


10 December Negotiated power in northern Eurasia, c. 7th to 10th centuries

Naomi Standen (Birmingham)