30 November 2023, E.C. Quiggin Memorial Lecture: Professor Kristen Carella (Assumption University, Massachusetts)
Nov 30 @ 17:00 – 18:00

Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic

Professor Kristen Carella

Assumption University, Massachusetts

will deliver the

Twenty-Sixth Annual E.C. Quiggin Memorial Lecture

 Northumbrian Law before the Vikings


On Thursday 30 November at 5pm

in room GR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Road, Cambridge

The lecture will also be live streamed. Register at

A reception will follow in the Faculty of English Social Space

4 December 2023, University of Cambridge Humanities Exploration Day
Dec 4 @ 10:00 – 15:00

University of Cambridge School of Arts and Humanities

Humanities Exploration Day

Mon 4 Dec 2023 10:00 AM  3:00 PM

The School of Arts and Humanities is hosting a Humanities Exploration Day for high-performing Year 12 students on the 4th December 2023. The aim is to give students the opportunity to experience university-level teaching in a range of humanities subjects, to enrich their current studies and to help them decide which subject might be the best choice for them going forward. The event will run from 10 am to 3 pm and is open to school groups and individual students.
For more information and to book please follow the link below.
6-7 December 2023: The Rise of Fiction in the Long Twelfth Century
Dec 6 @ 14:15 – Dec 7 @ 18:00

The Rise of Fiction in the Long Twelfth Century

6-7 December 2023

Room GR06/07, 9 West Road Cambridge CB3 9DP

To mark the conclusion of ASNC’s four-year project on Latin Arthurian literature, funded by the Leverhulme Trust, we are pleased to announce a hybrid conference, The Rise of Fiction in the Long Twelfth Century, with three keynote papers from Miranda Griffin, Wim Verbaal, and Jan Ziolkowski, together with nine further invited papers and respondents. Proceedings will commence at 2.15pm on 6th December and conclude at 6pm on 7th December. For further information, please contact Dr Francesco Marzella at
To register for attendance, either in person (with a fee to cover teas/coffees and a sandwich lunch) or online (free of charge), please visit this link:
Registration will close on 1 December and please note that in-person attendance will be limited by the capacity of the room. We look forward to seeing you in person or online in December to explore fictionality across early medieval Europe.