IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 1212: Generic Borders, III: Articulating Perceptions of the Past in the Carolingian and Post-Carolingian World - England and the Continent

Wednesday 8 July 2020, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:School of History, Politics & International Relations, University of Leicester
Organiser:Joanna Story, School of Historical Studies, University of Leicester
Moderator/Chair:Simon MacLean, Department of History, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge
Paper 1212-aThe Reinvention of Scribal Craft in 10th-Century Britain
(Language: English)
Colleen Curran, Faculty of English Literature & Language, University of Oxford
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 1212-bCharlemagne, Alcuin, and Æthelstan
(Language: English)
Joanna Story, School of Historical Studies, University of Leicester
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 1212-cWriting Belonging: Integrating Knut into the English Historiographical Tradition
(Language: English)
Pragya Vohra, Department of History, University of York
Index terms: Genealogy and Prosopography, Historiography - Medieval
Abstract

This session focuses on evidence from 10th- and 11th-century England of the ways in which history was conceptualized and continental exemplars influenced contemporary scribes and scholars, and their secular patrons.