Norman Edge Conference - Power and Acculturation in the Norman World

Date: 15 - 17 December 2011 Time: 9.00am - 6.00pm

Venue: Meeting Room 1, Conference Centre, Lancaster University

Power and Acculturation in the Norman World

A conference to be held at Lancaster University in association with the AHRC-funded project The Norman Edge: Identity and State-Formation on the Frontiers of Europe

15-17 December 2011

Venue: Conference Centre, Meeting Room 1

Thursday 15 December

10.30-11.00 Registration (Conference Reception) and Coffee/Tea

11.00-11.45 Ewan Johnson, The Norman Edge Project: Overview and Conclusions

11.45-12.45 David Bates, The Normans and Empire: Charles Homer Haskins, John Le Patourel, Rees Davies, and Beyond

12.45-1.45 Lunch

1.45-2.45 Matthew Strickland (Glasgow), 'The Battlements of the Wicked': The Role of Castles in Rebellion in Normandy and England under William the Conqueror

2.45-3.45 Judith Green (Edinburgh), The Norman Edge: North Britain

3.45-4.00 Coffee/Tea

4.00-5.00 Keith Stringer (Lancaster), Aspects of the Norman Diaspora in Northern England and Southern Scotland

5.00-5.45 Andrew Jotischky (Lancaster), Saints' Cults and Devotions on the Norman Edge: The Case of St Katherine of Alexandria

7.00 Dinner in Lancaster House Hotel

Friday 16 December

9.00-10.00 Daniel Power (Swansea), Norman Identity and the Identity of Normandy, c. 1000-1300

10.00-11.00 Fiona Edmonds (Cambridge), The Persistence of Insular Personal Names on the Norman Edge in Middle Britain: A Case Study of Celtic Names

11.00-11.30 Coffee/Tea

11.30-12.30 Peter Fergusson, Canterbury Cathedral Priory c.1160 and its Drawn Image

12.30-1.30 Lunch

1.30-2.30 Chris Lewis, The Norman Principality of Gwynedd

2.30-3.30 Emma Cavell (Exeter), Women and Power through the Family: Charter Evidence from the Norman March of Wales

3.30-3.45 Coffee/Tea

3.45-4.45 Robin Frame, Ireland: Revisiting Identities on an 'English' Edge

4.45-5.45 Cynthia Neville (Dalhousie), The King's Justice and the King's Peace in 'Anglo-Norman Era' Scotland

7.00 Dinner in Lancaster House Hotel

Saturday 17 December

9.00-10.00 Alex Metcalfe (Lancaster), Naming and Identity in Norman Italy

10.00-11.00 Graham Loud (Leeds), When did Norman Italy cease to be 'Norman'?

11.00-11.15 Coffee/Tea

11.15-12.15 Bill Aird (Edinburgh), The Norman Lordship of Conversano-Brindisi in Puglia

12.15-1.15 Damien Kempf (Liverpool), Normanni and Franci: Frontiers of Identity

1.15-2.15 Lunch

2.15-3.15 Alan Murray (Leeds), Norman Identities in the Principality of Antioch, 1098-1219

3.15-4.00 Peter Edbury (Cardiff), The Assises d'Antioche

4.00 Coffee/Tea

Close of Conference

7.00 Dinner in Lancaster House Hotel

Please contact the conference organiser, Keith Stringer, for further details


Who can attend: Anyone


Further information

Organising departments and research centres: History