England and the Wider World: Departmental Conference 16 April 2016

Announcing the third and final in a series of three conferences organised by the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic, University of Cambridge, on Saturday, 16 April 2016. 1016: ENGLAND AND THE WIDER WORLD. Speakers include Simon Keynes, Alex Woolf, Caroline Brett, Elizabeth Ashman Rowe and Levi Roach on the eleventh century, and Professor Robert […]

The Gersum Project

We are pleased to announce the start of the Gersum Project on 18 January 2016, a three-year collaborative research venture in English lexicography, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).  It is named after the Middle English word gersum, borrowed from Old Norse gørsemi ‘treasure’, and will be the fullest survey ever undertaken […]

This new look website…’can be what you get if you continue to read!

The new website of the electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language went live this week. Try it out for yourselves at http://www.dil.ie This new look website is one of the results of the AHRC-funded ‘Text and Meaning’ project hosted jointly by the Department and Queen’s University Belfast. ASNCs were recently given a preview by Máire […]