Tuesday 19 March 2013

15th Medieval Dublin Symposium: 25 May

The Friends of Medieval Dublin have announced details of their 15th Medieval Dublin Symposium.

It's to be held at the Robert Emmett Theatre, Room 2037 Arts Building, Trinity College, Dublin on Saturday 25 May.

It's free to attend, and there's no booking required.

Looks like a busy and absorbing day. Here's the programme:

09:30 – Registration and opening remarks, with Sean Duffy
09:40 – The importance of women in measuring the Irishness of Viking Dublin, with
             Patrick F Wallace
10:30 – Dublin and the Late Roman Comb, with Ian Riddler
11:10 – Tea and coffee
11:30 – The rocky road(s) to Dublin? with Matthew Stout
12:10 – What the Vikings really thought of Clontarf, and why we never heard it: a speculation,
            with Lenore Fischer
12:50 – Lunch
14:00 – Farm fresh: St Mary's abbey medieval food suppliers, with Geraldine Stout
14:40 – A rising tide does not lift all boats: medieval settlement in Temple Bar, with Alan Hayden
15:20 – Tea and coffee
15:40 – The church lands of the medieval diocese of Dublin, with Paul McCotter
16:20 – Life in the big city: being at home in Viking Dublin, with Rebecca Boyd