Liturgy, Literature & History (Day 2 - Friday 6th August)

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Liturgy, Literature & History: Oswald of Northumbria and the Cult of Saints in the High Middle Ages

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This conference will take place via Zoom Webinar. Video presentations of the papers will be available to view from 2 weeks before the conference and the live element on 5th & 6th August will consist of Q&A sessions.

Delegates will be sent a link to access the video presentations and details of how to join the webinar nearer the time. There will also be an optional informal social/discussion session on Thursday evening - details about how to join this will be shared during the webinar.

  • The Q&A sessions will feature live subtitling. If you have any other access requirements that could support your involvement in the conference then please email with 'access' as the subject heading.

To register for Day 1 of the conference please click here.

Draft programme for Friday 6th August

14:30 Welcome

14:35 Panel 4

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

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

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

Chair: Dr Jonathan Lyon (Chicago)

15:35 Break

16:05 Panel 5

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)

16:50 Short break

17:05 Panel 6

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: Professor Björn Weiler (Aberystwyth)

17:50 Concluding remarks

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