MANCASS PROGRAMME 2012-13

Monday 8 October 2012 5pm. Faye Simpson, ManchesterMetropolitanUniversity: ‘An Anglo-Saxon woman – and a cow’.

Monday 12 November 2012 5pm. Peter Darby, University of Leicester, ‘Bede’s history of the future’.

Monday 11 February 20135pm.  Helen Gittos, University of Kent, ‘The Languages of the Liturgy in Medieval England’.

All in the SamuelAlexanderBuilding, Rooms to be announced.

Monday 4 March 20136pm. The Toller Lecture: Leslie Webster, formerly of the BritishMuseum.

The Historic Reading Room, John Rylands Library, Deansgate Manchester.

Followed by a FREE wine reception in the Foyer of the Building.

Anyone wishing to attend the dinner following the reception (at Pesto, Deansgate) should contact Gale Owen-Crocker on gale.owencrocker@ntlworld.com by 18 February  2013. The cost will be around £25 per person.

Thursday 21 March 2013, 6pm. Joint Meeting with Manchester Medieval Society.

Hannah Cobb, University of Manchester

‘ The Viking Ship from Arnamurchan, Scotland’

The Historic Reading Room, John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester.

Anyone wishing to attend the dinner following the lecture (at Pesto, Deansgate) should contact Susan Thompson:  susan.d.thompson@hotmail.co.uk  by 7 March 2013.

Easter Conference ‘The Vikings in the North-West’ details to be announced.

Director: Dr Charley Insley.

There will not be a MANCASS postgraduate conference in 2013, but we hope to resume in 2014.

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