Monthly Archives: June 2013

Follow the ‘Cultures of Violence’ conference via Twitter feed tomorrow and Friday (27th and 28th June)

We will be tweeting throughout the day today and tomorrow from the conference ‘European Perspectives on Cultures of Violence’ hosted by the University of Winchester, the University of Leicester and the Economic History Society, We would be glad of any … Continue reading

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Preparing for Death in Late Medieval And Early Modern Europe – Helsinki Collegium of Advanced Study: 14th-15th March 2013

In what was apparently the coldest March for 50 years in Helsinki, over 40 scholars from across Europe and the United States gathered to discuss how people in the late medieval and early modern periods prepared for their death. It … Continue reading

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‘Power Manifest’ conference at the IHR: 20/6/2013

Michael Hicks, Cindy Wood and Angela Clark (research student) attended this one-day conference at the Institute of Historic Research, London on Thursday 20th June 2013. The organisers, two Institute fellows (completing research students) had assembled a distinguished caste and a large … Continue reading

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Alumni discount on MA fees – deadline for applications today – 19th June 2013

Just a reminder that today is the application deadline for a very substantial fee discount on alumni registering for the MA in Historical Studies and the MA in Regional and Local History and Archaeology.   All alumni starting Masters programmes … Continue reading

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Field Trip to Belgium

On 9-15 April 2013, a group of ten students accompanied by Emiliano Perra and Katherine Weikert took part in the Field Trip module visiting Belgium. It was the first time that the Field Trip was organised as a completely independent … Continue reading

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Inquisitions Post Mortem Student Apprenticeships

Joanna Arman, Ellora Bennett and Ryan McLellan have been awarded Winchester Research Apprenticeships to  work on the inquisitions post mortem. Inquisitions or IPMs were the principal way that monarchs managed the feudal system from 1236-1642. Every time a feudal tenant  … Continue reading

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European Perspectives on Cultures of Violence conference – 27th/28th June 2013

On the 27th and 28th June the Centre for English Local History in Leicester will host an interdisciplinary conference, ‘European Perspectives on Cultures of Violence’. This collaborative venture between the University of Leicester and the University of Winchester seeks to … Continue reading

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“No History, Only Biography”

Professor Emerita of Early Medieval History at Winchester, Professor Barbara Yorke gave the Reuter lecture at the University of Southampton yesterday (5 June), in which she spoke about the challenges of writing biographies of “people, places and things”. Barbara, whose … Continue reading

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Professor Tom Lawson reports from the ‘Jews, Colonialism and Post-Colonialism’ conference in Cape Town, South Africa

Over Easter I was lucky enough to join scholars from around the world for a conference in Cape Town on ‘Jews, Colonialism and Post-Colonialism’. Aimed at beginning a dialogue between Jewish and post-colonial studies, the conference heard a rich range … Continue reading

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