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Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Recent work on Monasticism Event

28 January 2008
Lecture Theatre C Avenue Campus University of Southampton

Event details

CMRC Workshop

Coffee and registration

10.30-12 noon.
Session 1: Monastic life: inside and outside the monastery

  • Peter Clarke (Southampton), ‘Runaway religious and the papal penitentiary in the fifteenth century'
  • Nicholas Karn (Southampton) ‘The letters of Herbert Losinga and the social relations of twelfth-century Benedictines'
  • Liz Eastlake (Winchester) ‘Boxley Abbey in the fourteenth century'
    Chair: Matthew Johnson, Southampton
  • Bella Millett (Southampton) ‘A rule, as it were, for your way of life: regulations for recluses'
    Chair: Ros King, Southampton

Lunch (the Avenue café is open for the purchase of sandwiches and hot meals)

Session 2: Varieties of life

  • Cate Gunn (Southampton) ‘Viri religiosi. Were canons monks?'
    Barbara Bombi (Kent) ‘General proctors of religious orders: the example of the Teutonic knights'
  • Christopher Woolgar (Southampton) ‘In the bishop's chamber'
    Chair: tbc


Session 3: Environment

  • Alison Gascoigne (Southampton) ‘The monastic town of Ansina in Middle Egypt'
    Cindy Wood (Winchester) ‘The chantries of Winchester cathedral'
  • Leonie Hicks (Southampton) ‘Into the wilderness'
    Chair: David Hinton, Southampton

Round table discussion Chair: Anne Curry, Southampton

Wine reception and book launch (outside Lecture Theatre C)

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