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Oct
16
Mon
16-29 October 2017, Festival of Ideas: TRUTH
Oct 16 – Oct 29 all-day

2017 Festival of Ideas: TRUTH

List of ASNC events

 

Dates of the Festival: 16-29 October

Main date for Sidgwick Site events: 21 October (Saturday)

 

Wednesday, 18 October, 17.00-18.00, G-R06/07

Embroidering the truth: The Bayeux Tapestry and the Norman Conquest
Prof. Simon Keynes
 

Saturday, 21 October, G-R05

13.30-14.00: Co-opting the Vikings: Anglo-Saxon and Scandinavian Accounts of Olaf Tryggvason in England
Dr Elizabeth Ashman Rowe


14.00-14.30: Understanding The Book of Invasions: Proto-history and propaganda in medieval Ireland
Prof. Máire N
í Mhaonaigh

14.30-15.00: The ‘Lying Sagas’: Truth and Fantasy in Late Medieval Icelandic Fiction
Jon Hui

15.00-15.30: “How many lies make a truth?: The Poetic language of the Prose Edda”
Katie Olley

15.30-16.00: Deliberately obscure: the secret language of medieval Irish poets
Prof. Paul Russell

 

Wednesday 25th October, 17.00-18.00, G-R 06/07

‘True Relatives and False Friends: Understanding Old Words and their Meanings’
Audience-participation quiz
Prof. Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, Dr Richard Dance, Dr Brittany Schorn

For further information go to https://www.festivalofideas.cam.ac.uk/

 

Nov
3
Fri
3 November 2017, Research Seminar: David Callander (ASNC)
Nov 3 @ 17:00 – 18:00

ASNC  Research Seminar

David Callander (ASNC)

Blending Time in early Welsh and English Poetry

5pm, Friday, 3 November 2017

Room GR05, Faculty of English, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP

Nov
6
Mon
6 November 2017, Graduate Seminar: Dr J Benham (Cardiff)
Nov 6 @ 17:00 – 18:00

ASNC Graduate Seminar

Dr Jenny Benham (Cardiff)

‘Were there rules of international arbitration in early medieval Europe?’

5pm, Monday, 6 November 2017

Room GR06/07, Faculty of English,

9 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP

Nov
24
Fri
24 November 2017, Research Seminar: Dr Conor O’Brien (Cambridge)
Nov 24 @ 17:00 – 18:00

ASNC  Research Seminar

Dr Conor O’Brien (Cambridge)

Political Theology in early Irish and Anglo-Saxon Exegesis of the Catholic Epistles

5pm, Friday, 24 November 2017

Room GR05, Faculty of English, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP

Nov
30
Thu
30 November 2017, E. C. Quiggin Memorial Lecture: Professor Pierre-Yves Lambert (EPHE, Paris)
Nov 30 @ 17:00 – 18:00

The Annual E.C. Quiggin Memorial Lecture

Professor Pierre-Yves Lambert

(EPHE, Paris)

The Manuscripts with Old Breton Glosses

Thursday, 30 November 2017

5pm, GR06/07, English Faculty Building, 9 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP

Dec
1
Fri
1-2 December 2017, Brittany and the Atlantic Archipelago: Contact, Myth and History c.450-1200 @ Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
Dec 1 – Dec 2 all-day

Brittany and the Atlantic Archipelago:

Contact, Myth and History c. 450–1200

Friday 1 and Saturday 2 December 2017

  Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic (English Faculty Building)

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Jan
12
Fri
12-13 January 2018, Law and Legal Agreements 600-1250
Jan 12 – Jan 13 all-day

Schwabenspiegel Detail

Law and Legal Agreements 600-1250

Keynote Speaker: Professor Robin Chapman Stacey

Friday 12 and Saturday 13 January 2018

 Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, Cambridge University

9 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP
Following on from the Law and Language Colloquium in 2015 and the Law and Ritual Colloquium in 2016, the final Colloquium in the Voices of Law series, funded by The Leverhulme Trust, will be Law and Legal Agreements 600-1250. This conference aims to draw together scholars working on various geographical areas to identify points of similarity and contrast in language, text and legal practice.

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