EVENT: Science and Medicine in the Insular Middle Ages, QUB, 7 Dec 2018

Science and Medicine in the Insular Middle Ages,
Queen’s University Belfast,
7th December 2018

This one-day symposium focuses on the reception, transmission and translation of scientific and medical knowledge in the Insular Middle Ages. The papers presented overview a variety of subjects: Old and Middle English, Old and Middle Irish, Latin, Old Norse, Medieval Welsh, as well as archaeology, manuscript studies, historical linguistics,and history of science.

This symposium offers a platform of discussion for scholars interested in the reception and transmission of scientific and medical knowledge over several centuries and across borders in England, Ireland, Wales, and Scandinavia.

 For any queries please contact s.baccianti@qub.ac.uk

The speakers:

 • Sharon Arbuthnot, Queen’s University Belfast
• Sarah Baccianti, Queen’s University Belfast
• Roderick Dale, University of Nottingham
• Stefka Eriksen, Norsk institutt for kulturminneforskning
• Christian Etheridge, Copenhagen
• Jason Harris, University College Cork
• Deborah Hayden, Maynooth University
• Peter Jones, University of Cambridge
• Christina Lee, University of Nottingham
• Diana Luft, Aberystwyth University
• Daniel McCann, University of Oxford
• Aoibheann Nic Dhonnachadha, DIAS Dublin
• Irene Riisøy, Universitetet i Sørøst-Norge

Poster available Poster Science and Medicine Conference 1

Programme available Conference Programme Dec 18 2

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