Draft conference programme

I’m pleased to share the draft programme for the conference in August. Information about how to register will be released in due course.

Draft Programme

Thursday 5th August

14:30 Welcome

14:45 Panel 1

Professor Tessa Webber (Cambridge), ‘Public reading and the celebration of the feast of St Oswald at Peterborough: the knowns and unknowns’

Dr Nicholas Karn (Southampton), ‘Towards a new edition of Hugh Candidus’s Peterborough chronicle’

Chair: Professor Elisabeth van Houts (Cambridge)

15:30 Short break

15:45 Panel 2

Professor David Hiley (Regensburg), ‘Old and new in the liturgical chants for the feast of St Oswald’

Dr Johanna Dale (UCL), ‘King Oswald’s Arm: Liturgy and Material Culture at Peterborough Abbey’

Chair: Dr Helen Gittos (Oxford)

16:30: break

17:00 Panel 3

Professor Julian Luxford (St Andrews), ‘Images and Relics of Oswald in Later Medieval England’

Professor Nicholas Vincent (UEA), ‘Oswald and England’s Kings, 1066-1307’.

Chair: Dr Philippa Hoskin (Cambridge)

18:00 Informal social gathering

Friday 6th August

14:00 Panel 4

Dr Benjamin Müsegades (Heidelberg), ‘An Englishman abroad. The cult of St Oswald in the medieval Empire’

Dr Diarmuid O’Riain (Munich), ‘The Lives of Oswald and other English saints in the twelfth-century Magnum Legendarium Austriacum’

Chair: Professor Björn Weiler (Aberystwyth)

14:45 Short break

15:00 Panel 5

Dr Henry Parkes (Nottingham), ‘Oswald’s Office in the Bodenseeraum’

Dr Gerhard Lutz (Cleveland Museum), ‘Oswald and Hildesheim Reconsidered’

Chair: Dr Jonathan Lyon (Chicago)

15:45 Break

16:15 Panel 6

Dr Sean Dunnahoe (California State), ‘The transmission of Oswald’s liturgy into Scandinavia’

Professor Brigitte Meijns (KU Leuven), ‘The Abbey of Bergues-Saint-Winnoc and the Cult of St. Oswald in Eleventh-Century Flanders’

Chair: Dr Erik Niblaeus (Cambridge)

17:00 Short break

17:15 Panel 7

Dr Sarah Bowden (King’s College London), ‘St Oswald’s raven: sanctity, sovereignty and animality in the Munich Oswald

Dr Francesca Brooks (York), ‘Falling into precipice of mind and monastery’: Lynette Roberts (1909-95) and the Lives of the Cambro-British Saints’

Chair: Dr Emily Ward (UCL)

18:00 Concluding remarks

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