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

Queen's University Belfast is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
For more information please read our Equality and Diversity Policy.

Queen's University Belfast is registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC101788
VAT registration number: GB 254 7995 11