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Trinity College Dublin
James Lydon Research Seminar in Medieval History

Unless otherwise indicated, seminars are held at 5.15pm in the
Centre for Medieval History,
7-9 South Leinster Street,
Dublin 2
All Welcome.

Hilary Term 2014 - 15

5 February Stuart Gorman (TCD)
The Crossbow in the Later Middle Ages: An Archaeological Study
12 February Stephen Hewer (TCD)
The Free Gaelic Irish of the English Lands in Ireland, 1253-1327
19 February 2nd TCD-Edinburgh Postgraduate & Early Career Colloquium in Medieval History
Duncan Sneddon: The wisdom of women: sex and suspicion in early medieval Ireland and Scotland; Dr Gianluca Raccagni: The first crusade against a Holy Roman Emperor and its impact: the testimony of Lombard chronicles; Dr Mike Carr: Piety or Profit? Crusade and Illicit Trade in the Late Medieval Mediterranean
26 February Reading Week
5 March Professor Graeme Small (Durham)
Representative Assemblies and Political Communication in the Burgundian Netherlands from the Fourteenth to Sixteenth Centuries
12 March Rhiannon Carey Bates (TCD)
The Ecclesiastical Landscape of Later Medieval Ireland: Further Reflections on Appointments to Dioceses
19 March Professor Michael Clanchy (London)
Literacy across the Medieval Millennium, 500-1500: what was driving change? Might it have been the new Irish/Insular manuscript culture?
26 March Dr Denis Casey (Maynooth)
A Brief History of (Medieval) Time
2 April Dr Kylie Murray (Glasgow)
Boethius Books before 1200: Four New Manuscripts
30 April Professor John Henderson (Birkbeck)
Death in Florence: Plague, Public Health and the Poor in a Late Italian Renaissance State
venue and exact time to be confirmed
Third TCD-Worth Library Lecture in Medieval and Renaissance Medicine