Battle Conference of Anglo-Norman Studies



Thursday 24 July
1:30pm-4:00pm   Arrival at Winchester
Registration at University of Winchester ‘West Downs’
Tea and coffee will be provided.
5:00pm   Allen Brown Memorial Lecture:
Edmund King (University of Sheffield)
‘Henry of Winchester: the Bishop, the City, and the Wider World’
To be held at ‘West Downs’ or Stripe auditorium [tbd]
6:30pm-7:30pm   Reception, hosted by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Elizabeth Stuart, University of Winchester
8:00pm   Dinner
Friday 25 July
9:30am   Peter Fergusson (Wellesley College)
‘Canterbury Cathedral Priory as painted early in Henry II’s reign: object or subject?’
10:45am   Tea/Coffee
11:15am   Katherine Weikert (University of Winchester)
‘The story of a place: Faccombe Netherton, Hampshire c. 900-1200’
12:30pm   Buffet Lunch
1:30pm   John Crook
introduction to Walkelin’s Winchester Cathedral
3:00pm   Winchester Cathedral visit with Dr John Crook
7:30pm   Dinner
Saturday 26 July
9:30am   Richard Allen (St John’s College, Oxford)
‘Episcopal acta in Normandy 911-1204: the charters of the bishops of Avranches, Coutances and Sées’
10:45am   Tea/Coffee
11:15am   Jennifer Farrell (University College Dublin)
‘History, prophecy and the Arthur of the Normans: the question of audience and motivation behind Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia regum Britanniae
12:30pm   Buffet Lunch
1:30pm   Johanna Dale (University of Cambridge)
‘Royal inauguration and the liturgical calendar in England, France and the empire c. 1050-c. 1200’
3.00–3.15pm   Tea/Coffee
3.30pm   Opportunity to visit Winchester sites, including Saint Cross
7.30pm   Conference dinner
8:45pm   Chris Lewis (King’s College, London)
‘The Book of Winchester’
Sunday 27 July
9:30am   Nicholas Karn (University of Southampton)
Quadripartitus, Leges Henrici Primi and the scholarship of English law in the early twelfth century’
10:45am   Tea/Coffee
11:15am   Lauren Mancia (Brooklyn College, City University of New York)
‘John of Fécamp and affective reform in eleventh-century Normandy’
12:30pm   Buffet Lunch
1:30pm   Eljas Oksanen (Independent scholar, London)
‘Patterns of trade and travel in England during the long twelfth century’
2:30pm   Tea/Coffee
3:15pm   [to be delivered by the winner of the Marjorie Chibnall Prize]
4:30pm   Short break


  Gesine Oppitz-Trotman (University of East Anglia)
‘Royal appropriation of saints’ cults with special reference to Henry II and Frederick Barbarossa’


Monday 28 July
9:30am   Benjamin Pohl (University of Cambridge)
‘The illustrated archetype of the Historia Normannorum: did Dudo of St-Quentin write a “chronicon pictum”?’
10:45am   Tea/Coffee
11:15am   Pierre Bauduin (University of Caen)
‘Richard II : figure princière et transfers culturels à la charnière des Xe-XIe siècles’
12:30pm   Buffet Lunch
    End of Conference and Departure

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