The 19th Friends of Medieval Dublin Symposium
Saturday 20th May, 2017.
As usual, the symposium will take place in the Robert Emmet Theatre, Trinity College Dublin, starting at 9.30 am.
Attending the conference is free and no pre-booking is required but do put the date in your diary!
09.30 Registration and opening remarks – Seán Duffy
09.40 Without the Newgate and onto a shelf? Rediscovery of skulls from the site of the hospital of St John the Baptist, Thomas Street – Joseph Harbison
10. 30 The Baptist’s heads: osteobiographies of nine crania from the site of St John’s hospital, Thomas Street – René Gapert
11.10 TEA & COFFEE
11.30 Dublin in its twelfth-century Irish context (aka “It’s the economy stupid”) – Denis Casey
12.10 Two parallel ditches of possible early medieval/medieval date located to the rear of nos 19–22 Aungier Street – Jon Stirland
14.00 The Latin annals of medieval Dublin: puzzles solved and puzzles remaining – Bernadette Williams
14.40 Can’t pay, won’t pay: taxation and resistance in fifteenth-century Dublin – Brian Coleman
15.20 TEA & COFFEE
15. 40 Brogues and shoes: footwear styles in late medieval Dublin–the evidence from Chancery Lane – John Nicholl
16.20 Viking penguins and other unexpected outcomes from the ‘Battle of Clontarf’ website project – Sparky Booker & Caoimhe Whelan
Admission is free and no advanced booking or registration required – All Welcome!