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

Winchester Seminars on Comparative Medieval Cultures: Second Session Notes

On the 8th of November, 2012, some of the members of the W.U Hstry teams went to a session of the WSCMC: Winchester Seminars on Comparative Medieval Cultures. We listened and took notes from two different talks. A somehow comprehensive version of the notes that were taken will be provided in the following paragraphs. We … More Winchester Seminars on Comparative Medieval Cultures: Second Session Notes

3/03/2011 Trussel’s Benefactors of Winchester, By Robert Smith

The third of March we attended to the Hampshire Record Office. We got there without even knowing who the so-called Trussel was, or what was the talk about. The mystery was though revealed by Robert Smith, who introduced us to an unknown aspect of the history of our own city. Robert Smith is currently at the University of Southampton … More 3/03/2011 Trussel’s Benefactors of Winchester, By Robert Smith

17/02/2011 “Excavations at St.Mary Magdalen Hospital” By Dr. S. Roffey

On Thursday 17th of February we attended to the Hampshire Record Office in order to discover about the Excavations of St. Mary Magdalen Hospital. The Lecture was given by Simon Roffey. Dr S.Roffey is an archaeology lecturer in the University of Winchester. He studied his degree in the University College of London, and in Winchester for … More 17/02/2011 “Excavations at St.Mary Magdalen Hospital” By Dr. S. Roffey

10/2/2011 “British History in the New Age of Austeriry” by Pr.M.Taylor

On Thursday the 10th of February, we attended a talk hosted by the Modern Research Center (University of Winchester) given by Professor miles  Taylor, current director of the I.H.R (Institute of Historical Research) and previously a professor at both Southampton and York universities. The title of the lecture; british history in the new age of austerity…(Ok  readers do not … More 10/2/2011 “British History in the New Age of Austeriry” by Pr.M.Taylor