Battle Conference of Anglo-Norman Studies



All lectures take place in Lucy Cavendish College unless otherwise mentioned
Friday 17 July 2015
2:00pm-4:00pm   Registration at Lucy Cavendish College

5:00pm   John Hudson (University of St Andrews)
Allen Brown Memorial Lecture
The Articles of the Barons and the drafting of Magna Carta

Emmanuel College, Queen’s lecture theatre
6:00pm   Reception Emmanuel College, Old Library or Garden
7:30pm   Dinner
Saturday 18 July
9:30am   Susan Raich (Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge)
Wreck of the sea in law and practice in eleventh- and twelfth-century England
11:00am   Tea/Coffee
11:15am   Jean-François Nieus (University of Namur)
The equestrian seal: an Anglo-Norman success story
12:45pm   Lunch
2:00pm   Jonathan Paletta (Christ College, Cambridge)
English towns and urban society after the Norman Conquest
3:30pm   Tea/Coffee
4:00pm   Cambridge medieval manuscripts outing [provisional]
7:30pm   Conference Dinner
Sunday 19 July 2015
9:30am   Anna Sapir Abulafia (Faculty of Theology and Religion and Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford)
Jews in the glosses of a late twelfth-century Anglo-Norman Gratian manuscript
11:00am   Tea/Coffee
11:15am   Miri Rubin (University of Queen Mary, London)
Social life and religious culture in twelfth-century Norwich and Norfolk
1:45pm   Lunch
2:00pm   Hugh Thomas (University of Miami, USA)
Turold, Wadard and Vitalis: Why are they on the Bayeux Tapestry?
3:30pm   Tea/Coffee
4:30pm   Magdalen Leper Chapel, 12th c. (Newmarket Road) [provisionally]
6:00pm   Buffet supper at home Liesbeth van Houts and John Baker
7 Water Street Chesterton
Monday 20 July
9:30am   Alan Murray (University of Leeds)
The reign of Constance as princess of Antioch, 1134-1160
11:00am   Tea/Coffee
11:15am   Luigi Russo (Università Europea di Roma)
Bad crusaders? The Normans of Southern Italy and the crusading movement’
1:45pm   Lunch
2:00pm   Elma Brenner (Wellcome Trust Library, London)
Medical practitioners in Normandy, c. 1050-c. 1270
3:30pm   Tea/Coffee
4:00pm   Marjorie Chibnall Essay Prize winner


Tuesday 21 July
9:30am   Giles Gasper (University of Durham)
Economy distorted, economy restored: creation, economy and salvation in Anglo-Norman monastic writing
11:00am   Tea/Coffee
11:15am   Kate Hammond (Brill, Leiden)
Monastic patronage and family disputes in eleventh and early twelfth-century Normandy
12:30pm   Lunch and departure

We gratefully acknowledge the generous financial contributions from the Trustees of the Trevelyan fund, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge and the Master and Fellows of Emmanuel College, Cambridge

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