Networks and Neighbours III

Networks and Neighbours III: 2015

3-4 July 2015 @ University of Leeds, UK



Day 1 (3rd July)

9:00am-9:30am: Registration, Coffee and Opening Remarks

9:30am-10:45am: Cultural Memory I

Ioannis Papadopoulos (University of Leeds)

  • ‘Future Perfect: Late Roman Attempts of Utopian Establishments’

Chair: Alaric Hall (University of Leeds)

10:45am-11:00am: Coffee

11:00am-12:15pm: Cultural Memory II

Catalin Taranu (University of Leeds)

  • ‘True Franks and Teutons: The Social Life of Germanic Heroic Poetry in Carolingian Francia’

Chair: Alaric Hall

12:15pm-1:45pm: Lunch

1:45pm-3:00pm: Western Knowledge of the East I

Tamar Rotman (Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)

  • ‘Between Hagiography and Practice: Eastern martyrs in the hagiographical corpus of Gregory of Tours’

Chair: Erin Dailey (Independent Scholar, Leeds)

3:00pm-3:15pm: Coffee

3:15pm-4:30pm: Western Knowledge of the East II

Tom MacMaster (University of Edinburgh)

  • ‘Justinian’s mistress, Anaulf’s wife: Eastern gossip and knowledge in the Chronicle of Fredegar’

Chair: Erin Dailey

4:30pm-4:45pm: Wine

4:45pm-6:00pm: Keynote Paper

Professor Ian Wood (University of Leeds)

  • ‘The Transformation of Late Antiquity, 1971-2015’

Chair: Richard Broome (University of Leeds)

7pm: Dinner


Day Two (4th July)

9:30am-10:00am: Coffee

10:00am-11:15am: Non-Human Agents I

Andrea Maraschi (University of Iceland)

  • ‘Signs in the early Medieval skies. Why, what…and who?’

Chair: Aleks Pluskowski (University of Reading, UK)

11:15am-11:30am: Coffee

11:30am-12:45pm: Non-Human Agents II

Muriel Araujo Lima (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil)

  • ‘The Silos Beatus: Angels, Beasts and Men at the End of Time’

Chair: Aleks Pluskowski

12:45pm-2:15pm: Lunch

2:15pm-3:30pm: Circulation and Renewal I

Bruna Bengozi (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil)

  • ‘Reform and Renewal in Rodulfus Glaber’s Histories: some remarks’

Chair: Ainoa Castro (University of Toronto, Canada)

3:30pm-3:45pm: Coffee

3:45pm-5:00pm: Circulation and Renewal II

Francisco Alvarez Lopez (King’s College London, UK)

  • ‘Circulation and Use of Iberian Texts in Anglo-Saxon England’

Chair: Ainoa Castro

5:00pm: Concluding Remarks

Michael J. Kelly (University of Leeds)

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