Event: Friends of Medieval Dublin, 12th Medieval Dublin Symposium, 22nd May, TCD

Friends of Medieval Dublin
12th Medieval Dublin Symposium 
Saturday 22 May 2010, Robert Emmet Theatre (Room 2037)
Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin

09.30 Registration and opening remarks – Seán Duffy 

09.45 Recent excavations of a Viking burial at the War Memorial Gardens, Islandbridge – Maeve Sikora

10. 30 The pencillings and antiquarian rambles of a Fingalian: John S. Sloane and the Victorian historiography of medieval Dublin- Stuart Kinsella

11.10 Tea & coffee

11.30 Printing in Dublin – the first 60 years – Dermot McGuinne

12.10 The kings of Dublin and the kings of Leinster – Clare Downham

12.45 Lunch

14.00 The Early Medieval Archaeology Project (EMAP): some observations on early medieval archaeological excavations in the Dublin region, 1930-2009 – Lorcan Harney, Jonathan Kinsella, Aidan O’Sullivan

14.45 The Dominicans and medieval Dublin – the sources re-examined – Bernadette Williams

15.20 Tea & coffee

15. 40 The Norsesiders – excavations of a Viking house at Hammond Lane Phase 3 – Colm Moriarty

16.15 Public viewing of DVD Medieval Dublin – From Vikings to Tudors: Volume II – Niall Ó hOisín and Breffni O’Malley

 Admission Free: All Welcome 

For further information, contact Dr Seán Duffy 

sduffy@tcd.ie; T (01) 896 1368

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