Battle Conference of Anglo-Norman Studies




Thursday 20 July 2017
Institut de l’Histoire et de Recherche des Textes
(Centre Félix Gras, 40 Avenue d’Iéna, 75116 Paris1 [near the Arc de Triomphe])

2:00pm-4:00pm   Registration: tea and coffee will be available
5:00pm   Nicholas Vincent (University of East Anglia)
The R. Allen Brown Memorial Lecture
English Kingship: the view from Paris, 1066–1199
6:00-7:30pm   Reception hosted by François Bougard (IHRT)

Friday 21 July 2017
Institut d’Etudes Avancées
(17, Quai d’Anjou, 75004 Paris [Ile-Saint Louis])

9:00am   Francis Gingras (University of Montréal)
La production manuscrite anglo-normande et la Bible d’Herman de Valenciennes: usage et réception d’un livre vernaculaire (XIIe-XIIIe siècles)
10:15am   Stephen Baxter (University of Oxford)
How and Why was Domesday Book Made?
11:30am   Coffee
11:45am   Thomas Bisson (Harvard University)
A Micro-economy of Salvation: further thoughts on the Annuary of Robert of Torigni. Also remarks on new findings from re-editing Robert of Torigni
1:00pm   Lunch
2:30pm   Scott Bruce (University of Colorado)
A Cluniac Abbot at the Anglo-Norman Court: Peter the Venerable's diplomatic missions to England (1130 and 1155)
3:45pm   Tea
4:00pm   Jean-François Cottier (University of Paris-Diderot)
Saint Anselme et la monachisme anglo-saxon. L'épisode d'Adso et de la règle de saint Dunstan

Saturday 22 July 2017
(Place de la Sorbonne, Paris)

9:00am   Isabelle Bretthauer (University of Caen)
After the Loss of Normandy: Norman diplomatic between Anglo-Norman and French writing practices (1150-1250).
10:15am   Emily Ward (University of Cambridge)
Child Kingship and Notions of Maturity in North-Western Europe, 1050-1262
11:30am   Coffee
11:45am   Dominique Barthélemy (University of Paris-Sorbonne)
Title to be announced
1:00pm   Lunch
2:30pm   Amy Livingstone (Wittenberg University, Ohio)
“Daughter of Fulk, Glory of Brittany”: Countess Ermengarde of Brittany (c.1070-1147)
3:45pm   Tea
4:00pm   James Barnaby (University of East Anglia)
Marjorie Chibnall Essay Prize winner
Title to be announced
7:30pm   Conference Dinner

Sunday 23 July 2017
Optional Excursions, led by Lindy Grant (University of Reading)


Monday 24 July 2017
Collège Franco-Britannique
(Cité internationale universitaire de Paris)

9:00am   Anne Lester (University of Colorado)
From Captivity to Liberation: the ideology and practice of franchise in crusading France
10:15am   Frédérique Lachaud (University of Lorraine)
Ralph Niger and the Book of Kings
11:30am   Coffee
11:45am   Mathieu Arnoux (University of Paris-Diderot)
Natural Resources and Economic Growth in Normandy and England, 11th to 13th Centuries.
1:00pm   Lunch and departure

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