Monday 16 April 2012

Kathleen Hughes Memorial Lecture 2012

The 2012 Kathleen Hughes Memorial Lecture will be delivered by:

(University of St Andrews)

on the subject of:
'The Churches of Pictavia'

Monday 30th April, 5.45pm
The Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Cambridge

All welcome. The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception.    

Monday 2 April 2012

Round-up of recent awards in ASNC

The Leverhulme Trust has made a grant to the Department for an international network entitled ‘Converting the Isles: Conversion to Christianity in the Insular World’. Máire Ní Mhaonaigh will serve as Principal Investigator for the grant, working in collaboration with her co-applicant, Roy Flechner. A Network Facilitator for the grant will be appointed in due course. A colloquium on one aspect of the theme will be held on 12 May in the Department; for further details click here.

Megan Cavell, who has just completed her PhD in ASNC on Old English literature, has been awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Post Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Toronto.

Denis Casey has been awarded a fellowship by the European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) international researcher mobility programme. He will hold his fellowship at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies during 2012-13, conducting research on ‘The intellectual world of Conall Mag Eochagáin: the medieval and early modern contexts of the Annals of Clonmacnoise’.

Congratulations to all concerned!