IMC 2008: Sessions

Session 1109: Borders and Boundaries, II: Castles and Monasteries

Wednesday 9 July 2008, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:St Andrews' Institute of Mediaeval Studies, University of St Andrews
Organiser:Linsey F. Hunter, St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies, University of St Andrews
Moderator/Chair:Chris Lewis, Victoria County History (Sussex), Institute of Historical Research, University of London
Paper 1109-aThe Borders of Desire: Wigmore Castle as Fortress and Pleasure Palace
(Language: English)
Carol Davidson Cragoe, English Heritage, London
Index terms: Archaeology - Sites, Architecture - Secular
Paper 1109-bThe Architectural Patronage of King David I of Scotland
(Language: English)
Jessica Aberle, Department of Architectural History, University of Virginia
Index terms: Architecture - Religious, Ecclesiastical History, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 1109-cInto the Wilderness
(Language: English)
Leonie V. Hicks, Department of History and American Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University
Abstract

This session will analyse the uses of secular and religious buildings in the context of border regions (Wales and Scotland) during times of military and political stability and instability as well as considering the complexity of attitudes towards them during these times. In addition, this session seeks to present explore the use of digital technology in the classification of buildings.