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Medieval and Humanities

Value of Medieval Studies and Humanities

The School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics invited you to a 2-day public event:

DAY 1: PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM ON THE VALUE OF MEDIEVAL STUDIES

Council Chamber & Canada Room, QUB

Thursday 3rd November 2016

This one-day symposium will explore the challenges, opportunities and future for medieval history and medieval studies at QUB and beyond.

All are welcome to some or all of the day – no pre-registration required.

 

1.00pm Toute la mémoire du monde/All the Memory of the World (1956, b&w, 22 mins)

                Screening in QFT2, introduced by Des O’Rawe (QUB), followed by discussion.

3pm: Medieval Afterlives (Chair: Sinead O’Sullivan)

                Alex Wolf (St Andrews); Andrew Holmes (QUB); Sarah James (Kent); Stephen Kelly (QUB)

 4.40pm: Wine Reception (all welcome)

5.30pm: Dill Lecture – Professor Dame Averil Cameron (Oxford) – ‘Samuel Dill, the end of the Roman empire and learning from history’

 

Download Professor Cameron's Dill Lecture on

‘Samuel Dill, the end of the Roman empire and learning from history’ [pdf file] 

 

For further details please contact: Dr James Davis


DAY 2: PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM ON THE VALUE OF THE HUMANITIES

Council Chamber & Canada Room, QUB

Friday 4th November 2016

This one-day symposium will explore the challenges, opportunities and future for the humanities at QUB and beyond.

All are welcome to some or all of the day – no pre-registration required.

9.15am – Introduction

9.30am Roundtable - Humanities and the Public

Panel: Peter Osborne (Community Relations Council); Todd Hughes (Vanderbilt); William Blair (Ulster Museum); Fiona Murphy (Mitchell Institute); James Dillon (QUB)

11.45am Keynote Lecture: Gerardine Meaney (Chair of the Irish Humanities Alliance)

1.30pm  Roundtable - Humanities and the Universities

Panel: Sean Connolly (QUB); Thomas Docherty (Warwick); Gerardine Meaney (UCD); Nigel Rapport (St Andrews); Richard English (QUB); John Wilson Foster (QUB)

3.50pm  Roundtable - Northern Ireland and the Humanities

Panel: Sean O’Connell (QUB); Dominic Bryan (QUB); Michael Pierse (QUB)

5.20pm  Finish

For further details please contact: Dr James Davis