FRIDAY 14 December
10.30-12.30: ARCHITECTURAL TOUR OF DURHAM CATHEDRAL
England and the Continent
1.30 -1.55: Stéphane Lebecq (University of Lille), ‘Routeways in the Tenth Century'
2.00-2.25: Andreas Bihrer (University of Freiburg), ‘Exiles, wives and messengers: Anglo-Saxons in the Reich'
2.30-2.55: John Insley (University of Heidelberg), ‘Continental Germanic Personal Names in Tenth-Century England'
4.00-4.25: Veronica Ortenberg (University of Oxford), ‘Adelstanus rex in partibus Anglicae': why does Æthelstan matter in Continental affairs?
4.30-4.55: Simon Maclean (University of St Andrews), ‘Queenship and reform in Tenth-Century England and Francia'
5.00-5.25: Sarah Foot (University of Sheffield), 'Dynastic strategies: the West Saxon royal family in Europe'
8.00: Michael Wood, Public Lecture
SATURDAY 15 December
9.00-9.30: Marco Mostert (University of Utrecht), ‘Relations between Fleury and England'
9.30-10.00: Steven Vanderputten (Ghent University), ‘Canterbury and Flanders in the tenth century'
The Vision of the Past
11.00-11.25: David Warner (Rhode Island), ‘Ritual and History/Theories and Realities.'
11.30-12.00: Thomas Noble (University of Notre Dame), ‘The Interests of Historians in the Tenth Century.'
1.30-1.55: Yann Coz (University of Paris IV), ‘The image of Roman history in tenth-century England'
2.00-2.25: Julia Crick (University of Exeter), ‘Insular history? Forgery and the English past in the tenth century'
2.30-2.55: Jo Story (University of Leicester), Frankish histories in Anglo-Saxon England
Kingship and Ritual
4.00-4.25: Janet L. Nelson (King's College, London), Kingship Comparatively
4.30-4.55: Philippe Depreux (Université de Limoges, Faculté de sciences humaines), ‘The forms and significance of investiture (England, France, Empire, tenth-eleventh centuries)'
7.00 PUBLIC LECTURE: James Campbell, ‘European England'
Sunday 16 December
9.00-9.25: Thomas Zotz (University of Freiburg), ‘Kingship and Palaces'
9.30-9.55: Caspar Ehlers (Max Planck Institut), ‘Kings and districts of power'
Law and Power
11.00-11.25: David Pratt (University of Cambridge), 'Written Law and the Communication of Authority in Tenth-Century England'
11.30-11.55: Charles West (University of Cambridge): ‘Lotharingian tenth-century legal manuscripts'
1.30-1.55: Alex Woolf (University of St Andrews), ‘Submission and itineration: meeting the king in the tenth century'
2.00-2.30: Matthew Innes (Birkbeck College, London), counts and counties, ealdormen and shires
Revolution in Church Organisation?
4.00-4.25: David Dumville (University of Aberdeen), The Monastic Revolution in the Tenth-Century English Church'
4.30-4.55: Francesca Tinti (University of Bologna), ‘England and Rome in the tenth century: the evidence from the papal letters'
5.00-5.25: Brigitte Meijns (University of Leuven), 'Policies on relic-translations in Flanders and England 9th-11th centuries'
7.30: CONFERENCE DINNER
MONDAY 17 December
9.00-9.25: Wendy Davies (University College London),‘ Church organization in tenth-century northern Spain - where are the parishes? where are the minsters?'
9.30-9.55: Stefan Brink (University of Aberdeen), ‘Scandinavian early church organisation. Is there an English impact?'
Manuscripts and Culture
11.00-11.25: Martin Biddle (University of Oxford), ‘Levison, Alban, and St. Albans: the testing of a hypothesis'
11.30-11.55: Birthe Kjolbye-Biddle, ‘Winchester: Æthelwold and the architecture of Europe'
1.30-1.55: David Ganz (King's College, London), Carolingan Books in Tenth Century England
2.00-2.25: Richard Gameson (University of Durham), England and Saint-Bertin at the end of the tenth century: the evidence of the Boulogne Gospels
2.30-3.00: Sarah Hamilton (University of Exeter), 'Bishop's books: putting the appearance of the pontifical in context'
3.00-3.30: Susan Rankin (University of Cambridge), Music and Liturgy