IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 1337: Medieval Monasticism in a Digital Age

Wednesday 8 July 2015, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Monastic Wales Project / Monastic Ireland Project
Organiser:Karen Stöber, Departament d'Història, Universitat de Lleida
Moderator/Chair:Edel M. Bhreathnach, Discovery Programme, Dublin
Paper 1337-aMedieval Monasticism and the Digital Humanities
(Language: English)
Janet Burton, School of Archaeology, History & Anthropology, University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Monasticism, Religious Life
Paper 1337-bMonastic Wales: Six Years On
(Language: English)
Karen Stöber, Departament d'Història, Universitat de Lleida
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Monasticism, Religious Life
Paper 1337-cMonastic Ireland: Three Years On
(Language: English)
Keith Smith, Monastic Ireland Project, Department of the History of Art & Architecture, Trinity College Dublin
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Monasticism, Religious Life
Abstract

This session is about the possibilities the digital humanities offer to medieval monastic studies. The three papers explore different ways in which scholars of medieval monasticism might benefit from digital technology, presenting two successful case studies: the Monastic Wales Project and the Monastic Ireland Project.