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Forthcoming Conferences

Boundaries and Frontiers in the Middle Ages

Date
04 - 05/05/2018
Description
This Medieval Midlands Postgraduate Conference highlights research into the medieval period being undertaken in the UK Midlands. It is open to students from any discipline whose research relates to the study of the Middle Ages, c.500-c.1500.

The Nottingham Workshop 2018: On the 'WHY' of Text Analysis and Mood and Speech Function

The Nottingham Workshop 2018: On the 'WHY' of Text Analysis and Mood and Speech Function
Date
25 - 26/06/2018
Description
Find out more about the Nottingham Workshop 2018: On the 'WHY' of Text Analysis and Mood and Speech Function here.

Managing and depositing your ESRC data

Managing and depositing your ESRC data
Date
26/06/2018
Description
Come along and improve your knowledge and skills on the management and archiving of social science research data questions in an interactive, hands-on setting.

Call for Papers: Verbal and visual paratexts in translation and interpreting studies

Date
12/09/2018
Description
This ARTIS event invites contributions from PhD students and established researchers that consider the relevance of the notion of the paratext to a broad spectrum of translation studies research.

olitical Reversals and Renewals: Call for papers

Date
08 - 09/11/2018
Description
Recent elections and referenda have thrown up some unexpected results - outside candidates have emerged rapidly to take power, and established politicians have suffered an unexpected decline or increase in support. Traditional institutions such as political parties and trade unions have experienced a revival in membership. Received wisdom on public opinion and political behaviour has been disrupted, not least assumptions about the political engagement of millenials. This conference will explore mediated communication of politics in the context of such instability and insurgency.
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Conferences over the past 12 months

Migration Stories - Then and Now

Migration Stories - Then and Now
Date
18/11/2017
Description
Weave together stories of migrants in the Viking Age and now.

Viking Activity Day 17 February

Viking Activity Day 17 February
Date
17/02/2018
Description
Find out about beliefs and funerary practices in the Viking Age

Viking Activity Day 13 January

Viking Activity Day 13 January
Date
13/01/2018
Description
Learn about Viking home life with Einar and Thorkatla.

Viking Activity Day 3 February

Viking Activity Day 3 February
Date
14/10/2017
Description
Learn about trade and status in the Viking Age.

Viking Activity Day 25 November

Viking Activity Day 25 November
Date
25/11/2017
Description
Viking crafts and activities.

Michael Wood Celebrity Guest Lecture and Exclusive Preview

Date
24/11/2017
Description
https://www.lakesidearts.org.uk/exhibitions/event/3725/celebrity-guest-lecture-and-exclusive-preview.html

Repton and the Legacy of the Great Viking Army

Repton and the Legacy of the Great Viking Army
Date
28/02/2018
Description
Learn about the latest results from excavations at the Viking site in Repton, Derbyshire.

From Poetry to Reality: The Gold-Trimmed Sword Hilt in the Bedale Hoard

From Poetry to Reality: The Gold-Trimmed Sword Hilt in the Bedale Hoard
Date
21/02/2018
Description
Learn about the Viking Age sword hilt in the Bedale Hoard.

Distinctiveness and Assimilation: Re-Discovering Viking Age Stone Sculpture in the East Midlands

Distinctiveness and Assimilation: Re-Discovering Viking Age Stone Sculpture in the East Midlands
Date
07/02/2018
Description
Learn about Viking Age sculpture in the East Midlands.

Pagans and Christians

Pagans and Christians
Date
24/01/2018
Description
About the interactions of pagan Vikings with the inhabitants of Christian Britain.
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Past Conferences

2014-15

2013-14

2012-13

2011-12

2010-11

2009-10

  • Perceptions of Place: English place-name study and regional variety (23-27 June 2010)
  • Constructing and Transmitting Identities in the Medieval World (6 June 2010)
  • Genes of Gallgoídil: Cross-disciplinary Studies of Migration of Irish, Hiberno-Norse and other Gaelic-speaking populations in the Viking Age (21 June 2010)
  • Robert Southey and Romantic Contexts (14-16 April 2010)

2008-09

2007-08

  • Disease, Disability and Medicine in Early Medieval Europe AD 400-1200 (5-6 July 2008)
  • PGR Work in Progress Symposium (8-9 May 2008)
  • Midlands Viking Symposium (26th April 2008)
  • Robert Southey and the Contexts of Romanticism (17-19 March 2008)
  • Discourse, Communication and the Enterprise IV (10-12 September 2007)

2006-07

  • DH Lawrence International Conference (16-21 August 2007)
  • Literary Geographies: A Multidisciplinary Conference (20-22 July 2007)
  • Disease, Disability and Medicine in Early Medieval Europe, AD 400-1200 (6-7 July 2007)
  • Gender, Material Culture and Identity in the Viking Diaspora (30-31 March 2007)
  • Myth and Cultural Memory in the Viking Diaspora (9-10 January 2007)
  • Rivers of Meaning (2 December 2006)

2005-06

  • Disease and Disability in Northern Europe, 400-1200 (8-9 July 2006)
  • IVACS Conference - Language at the Interface (23-24 June 2006)
  • Midlands Viking Symposium (29 April 2006)
  • Romantic Correspondence(s) (4 November 2005)

2004-05

2003-04

  • Adventures in Hydronomy: Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland Day Conference (15 November 2003)

2002-03

 

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Rebecca Peck
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0115 951 5901

rebecca.peck@nottingham.ac.uk

 

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