Monthly Archives: November 2013

Carey Fleiner on time-travelling Dr Who and the Romans

Check out Carey’s thoughts on Dr Who and encounters with the Romans! http://www.fbi-spy.com/doctor-who-go-roman

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Introducing the MClass in Classical Studies at The University of Winchester!

The new M.Class (Hons) in Classical Studies is a multi-disciplinary undergraduate programme in the Humanities that takes students on a four year course through the cultural and intellectual aspects of Classical History through to the subsequent influence and reception of … Continue reading

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Custom and popular memory in the Forest of Dean, c.1550-1832

October saw the publication of Simon Sandall’s monograph. This study of custom and popular memory in the Forest of Dean examines the social and cultural position of the local mining community in this peripheral, yet valuable, area of early modern England. … Continue reading

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Mapping the Medieval Countryside

Tuesday 19 November witnessed the meetings at the University of the Advisory Board and Knowledge Transfer Panels of Mapping the Medieval Countryside, Winchester History’s flagship national project in conjunction with the Department for Digital Humanities at King’s College London. Mark … Continue reading

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Culture at the Court of King Alfred

Dr Elton Medeiros of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, the Visiting Research Fellow in the Department for 2013-14 working with Dr Ryan Lavelle, talked about his research to a well-attended meeting of the Wessex Centre on Thursday 21 November … Continue reading

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History UK (HE)

Michael Hicks attended last Saturday’s plenary session of this organisation, formerly the History at the University Defence Group (HUDG), at London University’s Senate House. History UK (HE) represents Heads of History Departments and lobbies for academic History alongside the Royal … Continue reading

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Winchester and Blackburn’s ‘Worthy Citizen’: An exhibition of Medieval Manuscripts launched at Senate House, London

Thursday 7 November saw the official launch of the Senate House London exhibition of the medieval manuscripts and early printed books collected by R.E. Hart, a Lancashire philanthropist, held by the Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery. Courtnay Konshuh, a third-year … Continue reading

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New Integrated 4-year Masters Degree in Classical Studies (M.Class)

  Dr Carey Fleiner successfully led the validation of this new degree on Friday 8th November. Approved for six years, it will take new students with effect from September 2014. This is an exciting multi-disciplinary degree combining Classical History, Classical … Continue reading

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Thinking about Queens, Politics and Diplomacy…

The last few months have been rather a whirlwind with conferences, publishing projects at various stages and the start of the new academic year. However, it’s been a good whirlwind, giving me the opportunity to meet and collaborate with many … Continue reading

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