Tag Archives: Middle Ages

Report from Kings & Queens 2

Kings & Queens 2: Making Connections, held at the West Downs Centre at the University of Winchester on 8-9 July 2013, is the follow up to last year’s highly successful conference on royal studies. This year’s conference featured 72 speakers … 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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Monasteries and monasticism in Late Medieval Dorset

On Friday 19 April at his viva David Cousins successfully defended his thesis on ‘The Monasteries and Monasticism in Late Medieval Dorset’ and was awarded his PhD subject to minor changes capable of being completed in a month. His supervisors … Continue reading

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Working on a research paper: The last Anglo-Saxons (in French)

As something of a break from my main current project, Places of Rebellion, I’m writing up a paper on the meanings and definitions of the ‘Late Anglo-Saxon’ (‘Alfredian’) period of English history, which I presented at a conference in Paris … Continue reading

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