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The James Lydon Research Seminar in Medieval History

The Seminar series is named after the former Lecky Professor of History who initiated the TCD seminar, based on his experiences as a graduate student in London.

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

All are welcome.

Further info: Dr Immo Warntjes

18th September

Getting hands-on with medieval science, Giles Gasper (Durham) & Seb Falk (Cambridge);
note that this event will take place in the Long Room Hub

27th September

Editing texts: medieval and modern
– Arno Borst (†2007) and Hermann of Reichenau (†1054), Immo Warntjes (TCD)

4th October

Re-thinking medieval property: church archives and élite landholding in the Loire valley, c.850-c.1150,
Niall Ó Súilleabháin (TCD)

11th September

Irish identity in the seventh-century texts of the Book of Armagh,
Brendan Meighan (TCD)

15-18th October

Lydon lectures: Rome and the invention of the papacy in the early Middle Ages,
Rosamond McKitterick (Cambridge)


1st November

Ruling a new kingdom: John, dominus Hibernie, and rights pertaining to the crown of Ireland,
Richard Daines (U of East Anglia)

8th November

Wandering minds: the problem of attention in late medieval devotion,
Katherine Zieman (Hub)

15th November

Monastic Wales: new approaches,
Janet Burton (Lampeter)

22nd November

Making the marches appealing: securing the frontier in thirteenth- century Ireland,
Eoghan Keane (TCD)

29th November

Glossing and reading in Western Europe and East Asia in the early Middle Ages: a comparative case study,
Pádraic Moran (NUIG)

Last updated 12 September 2018 (Email).