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Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Seminars 2005-2006

Michaelmas Term 2005

What was a Hospital in Anglo-Norman England?

Sethina Watson (Balliol College, University of Oxford)

Health and Disease in Early Medieval Skeletal Populations – A Biocultural Approach

Tina Jakob (Archaeology Department, Durham University)

Hermaphrodites, Menstrual Bleeding and SexualDifference in Early Modern France

Cathy McClive (History Department, Durham University)
Tuesday 29th November

Epiphany Term 2006

The Franciscans, the Holy Land and the End of Crusading

Andrew Jotischky (University of Lancaster)

Ruined Abbeys and Disappearing Families: The Sacrilege Narrative in Early Modern English

Alison Shell (Dept of English, Durham University)

What had Martyrdom to do with the Crusades?

Giles Gasper (Dept of History, Durham University)
Tuesday 14th March, 5.15pm

Easter Term 2006

Grendel's Mere and the Classical Tradition of Avernian Places

Daniel Anlezark (Dept. of English, Durham University)

The Sense of the Past in Late Medieval Yorkshire

Matthew Holford (University of Cambridge and National Archives)

Land of Bread and Wine: Place-Names in the Vínland Sagas

Judith Jesch (University of Nottingham)
Tuesday, May 16th, 5.15 for 5.30