Fellow in Focus: Professor Frank Rexroth in conversation with Professor Ruth Karras
Monday, 10 October 2022, 1 – 2pm
Join us for a lunchtime 'in conversation' event with Professor Frank Rexroth (University of Göttingen) and Professor Ruth Karras (Lecky Professor Of History, TCD) in association with the School of Histories and Humanities.
Professor Frank Rexroth joins us as a Trinity Long Room Hub Visiting Research Fellow from the University of Göttingen in association with Trinity’s School of Histories and Humanities. Professor Rexroth is Chair of Medieval and Modern History at the University of Göttingen, and recently, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities. He is co-editor of the Historische Zeitschrift. As a Visiting Research Fellow at Trinity Long Room Hub Professor Rexroth is working on a research project titled “Towards a New Typology of ‘Higher’ Knowledge in the Twelfth Century: Scholasticism and the Emergence of Experts and Intellectuals” in collaboration with Professor Ruth Karras at the School of Histories and Humanities.
Professor Ruth Karras is Lecky Professor Of History and Head of Department in the Department of History. Her research interests include medieval women, gender and sexuality. Her books include Sexuality in Medieval Europe: Doing Unto Others (Routledge 2017); Unmarriages: Women, Men, and Sexual Unions in Medieval Europe (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012); From Boys to Men: Formations of Masculinity in Late Medieval Europe (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003); and Entangled Histories: Knowledge, Authority, and Transmission in Medieval Jewish Culture, co-edited with Elisheva Baumgarten and Katelyn Mesler (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017).
Campus Location: Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute
Room: Hoey Ideas Space, 3rd Floor, Trinity Long Room Hub
Event Category: Arts and Culture, Lectures and Seminars, Public
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Researchers, Postgrad, Faculty & Staff, Public
Contact Name: Trinity Long Room Hub
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