School of History

Medieval Encounters - Doctoral Researcher Exchange

16 November 2018

Time: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Venue: Ramsden Roomm, St Catharine's College, Cambridge

An Inter-disciplinary Exchange of Doctoral Researchers between Cambridge and Queen Mary University of London. Organised by Professors Nora Berend and Miri Rubin on the themes of ‘Religion and Gender’ and ‘Crossing Boundaries’ on 16 November 2018 in the Ramsden Room, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge.

Schedule:

11-12:30  Session I – Chair: Professor Miri Rubin, QMUL

 

Jessica Tearney-Pearce (Cambridge) Worship at sea in the medieval Mediterranean: the case of the Madonna of Trapani

 

Hannah Cole (Queen Mary University of London) The female travelling companions of Felix Fabri

 

12.30 Lunch

 

1:45-3:15 Session II, Chair: Professor Nora Berend, Cambridge

 

Amanda Langley (Queen Mary University of London) Feeding, Healing, and Clothing the Soul: Agnes Blannbekin and the Urban Stations of Christ

 

Tom Hewitt (Cambridge) ‘Pagan’ Sacrifice as a form of worship in Medieval Prussia

 

Vedran Sulovsky (Cambridge) Frederick Barbarossa (1152 - 1190) and Beatrix of Burgundy as Patrons of the Cult of Saint Charlemagne

 

 

COFFEE

 

3:45-4:45 Session III, Chair: Professor Nora Berend, Cambridge

 

Gabriele Passabì (Cambridge) Crossing boundaries of genre: Robert of Torigni's Chronography between Chronica and Historia

 

Davor Salihović (Cambridge) Omnia obscura erant: Coincidence between Political and Religious Borders at the Balkan ‘Bulwark of Christendom’ in the Fifteenth Century

 

5-6 Session IV, Chair: Professor Miri Rubin, QMUL

 

Rodrigo García-Velasco (Cambridge) Non-Christians, wrongdoing and community boundaries in the fueros of twelfth-century Iberia

 

Ceil Reid (Queen Mary University of London) Convivencia or coexistencia? Urban settlement in fourteenth century Ávila and Belorado according to a census and several charters

 

Final Comments