Report on the University of Winchester RKE Symposium

Monday 28 April 2014 witnessed The University of Winchester Research Symposium, a day designed to bring together all of the research conducted across the university. The symposium opened with an address by the Vice Chancellor, Joy Carter, emphasising the importance of research to the institution and that research was one of things that defined us … More Report on the University of Winchester RKE Symposium

Dress and identity in Earliest Medieval Europe, by Toby Martin (Winchester Comparative Seminars, 27/2/2014)

This are some of the notes we took at the fascinating talk organised by the Winchester Comparative Seminars back in February. The following are a compilation of the thoughts and ideas we captured from the speaker.   -This project is only a few months old, but it’s part of what will conclude in a three … More Dress and identity in Earliest Medieval Europe, by Toby Martin (Winchester Comparative Seminars, 27/2/2014)

Death and Transition Part 1: Boats and Burials

Hello everyone, and happy New Year! Hope you have a good one, and to celebrate, is an article on a couple of lectures I had the privilege of attending at the University of Winchester last year. The lecture was given by Professor Howard Williams from the University of Chester, called Death and Transition. The first was on Viking … More Death and Transition Part 1: Boats and Burials

Dr. Matthew Holford, ‘Middling Sorts of People in Late Medieval England’, (15/11/2013). A Report by Dr. Gordon McKelvie

Dr. Gordon McKelvie, (University of Winchester), attended this interesting talk at the IHR. He has been very kind and offer to provide us with a report on the paper. So we are delivering this to you in his behalf! We hope you enjoy it. *********************************************************************************************************** Dr Matthew Holford presented a wide-ranging and engaging paper on … More Dr. Matthew Holford, ‘Middling Sorts of People in Late Medieval England’, (15/11/2013). A Report by Dr. Gordon McKelvie

Notes from ‘Doors to another world: chapels in Medieval England’, by Prof. Nicholas Orme, 3/10/2013 (Wessex Centre for History and Archaeology, Hampshire Record Office)

These are some of the notes from the second session of the Wessex seminars this year, to which Alex and I attended to, at the Hampshire Record Office. The general theme of the seminar was medieval chapels in England (particularly Cornwall), and their uses: -Small chapels located in remote places (increasing due to Black Death). … More Notes from ‘Doors to another world: chapels in Medieval England’, by Prof. Nicholas Orme, 3/10/2013 (Wessex Centre for History and Archaeology, Hampshire Record Office)

Notes from ‘The development of history-writing in Winchester: the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and King Alfred’s Court’, by Courtnay Konshuh, 26/09/2013 (Wessex Centre for History and Archaeology,University of Winchester)

The 26th of September started the new annual programme for the Wessex Centre for History and Archaeology. For those of you who may not know about it, these are seminars organised at the University of Winchester and/or at the Hampshire Record Office, open to the public, and that deal with different aspects of the history … More Notes from ‘The development of history-writing in Winchester: the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and King Alfred’s Court’, by Courtnay Konshuh, 26/09/2013 (Wessex Centre for History and Archaeology,University of Winchester)

ROYAL STUDIES NETWORK CONFERENCE: Kings & Queens 2 (8th & 9th of July, West Downs Campus, University of Winchester)

THIS IS A VERY QUICK AND ALMOST LAST MINUTE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE CONFERENCE TAKING PLACE IN OUR UNI TOMORROW! ORGANISED BY  DR. ELENA WOODACRE, THE HISTORY DEPARTMENT WILL BE TERRIBLY INVOLVED IN MAKING THIS CONFERENCE A BIG HIT! SOME OF OUR AMAZING LECTURERS AND RESEARCH STUDENTS WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN A WAY OR ANOTHER. PROFESSOR … More ROYAL STUDIES NETWORK CONFERENCE: Kings & Queens 2 (8th & 9th of July, West Downs Campus, University of Winchester)

MA DAY CONFERENCE, 6th April 2013, University of Winchester (King Alfred Campus)

As you may have heard us saying over Twitter, the History department of the University of Winchester is organising a day conference where the MA students submitting their research in September will be giving a talk about their projects. This is ought to be a very interesting day, with a huge variety of topics, on … More MA DAY CONFERENCE, 6th April 2013, University of Winchester (King Alfred Campus)

Winchester Seminars on Comparative Medieval Cultures with Dr. Phil Cardew and Prof. Tom Shippey.

Just like with the previous entry on this topic, here are some notes of the latest Winchester Seminars on Comparative Medieval Cultures. The two talks given were by Dr Phil Cardew  and Prof. Tom Shippey. Blogs, tweets and sagas: the subversion of authoritative discourse in medieval Iceland. -There are social media and communication issues related … More Winchester Seminars on Comparative Medieval Cultures with Dr. Phil Cardew and Prof. Tom Shippey.