lecture

Giants in Scandinavian Mythology and Folklore with Dr. Tommy Kuusela

A different perspective on giants, moving from Old Norse mythology to younger folklore accounts, and a discussion of similarities and differences.

Introduction to Dendrochronology in Maritime Archaeology

Through a balance of short lectures, demonstrations, practical hands-on sessions and underwater practicals, participants will gain an understanding of the role of dendrochronology within the discipline.

Armchair Archaeology: Digging Digitally with Dr. Lorna Richardson

A talk on how to discover your local historic environment from the comfort of your own home with Dr. Lorna Richardson.

Talk: Dr Rebecca Boyd ‘The best seat in the house? Being at home in Viking-Age Waterford.’

29/04/2022 Dr Rebecca Boyd ‘The best seat in the house? Being at home in Viking-Age Waterford.’

Society for Renaissance Studies Annual Lecture 2022

The lecture brings together scholars to explore the connectedness of Scotland and sixteenth-century Continental Europe.

Hildegard of Bingen: Medieval Herbalist (3-week series)

You are invited to join us for this three-part series exploring some of the herbal remedies recorded by Hildegard of Bingen, a 12th century German Benedictine Herbalist and Natural Healer. We will be using excerpts from her great works, Physica and Causes and Cures.

Hildegard of Bingen: Medieval Herbalist (3-week series)

You are invited to join us for this three-part series exploring some of the herbal remedies recorded by Hildegard of Bingen, a 12th century German Benedictine Herbalist and Natural Healer. We will be using excerpts from her great works, Physica and Causes and Cures.

Hildegard of Bingen: Medieval Herbalist (3-week series)

You are invited to join us for this three-part series exploring some of the herbal remedies recorded by Hildegard of Bingen, a 12th century German Benedictine Herbalist and Natural Healer. We will be using excerpts from her great works, Physica and Causes and Cures.

9th Annual Medieval Studies Colloquium – False Dichotomy: Sacred & Secular in the Middle Ages

The Colloquium offers an opportunity for graduate students in multiple disciplines to present their research in the various fields of medieval studies, share and receive feedback, and participate in discussion on topics of interest with peers from a wider, interdisciplinary community of Medieval Studies scholars, without the restrictions of membership or registration fees.

Imagining Jerusalem in Late Medieval Nuremberg: Adam Kraft & Albrecht Durer – Lecture

Recent research shows that imagining Jerusalem played a crucial part in many late medieval devotional practices – virtual pilgrimages to Jerusalem, reconstructions of its topography and sacred places in European cities, visualizations of one’s own city as Jerusalem.

POSTPONED – Medieval Polynesia with Madi Williams

What was happening in South Polynesia during the European Middle Ages? A fascinating deep dive into what was happening in Aotearoa between 900 – 1600.

Astronomy in the Great Mosque of Damascus: Towards a Social History of Mamluk Astronomy

Join us at the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Durham University, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB, on March 15 at 5:00 p.m. to hear Yusuf Tayara of the Oxford University History Department present his research on ‘Astronomy in the Great Mosque of Damascus: Towards a Social History of Mamluk Astronomy’.

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