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The Bishop was a powerful figure in the Middle Ages, and we have explored several facets of episcopal power in our conference series and accompanying edited volumes. Episcopal Power and Local Society, based on the theme of our first conference in 2013, was published by Brepols in 2017. The second volume in the series, Episcopal Personalities, is currently in production with Brepols. The third volume, based on our 2017 conference The Medieval Bishop as Diplomat, is currently being prepared.

We hope to publish selected papers from this conference as fully developed book chapters with an estimated 18-24 month turnaround from the date of the conference. This volume will also be submitted to Brepols for their Church History series, and will undergo peer review. The organising team are also the co-editors of the volumes with Prof Em. Peter Coss. All volumes with Brepols undergo peer review.




2019 #PoB4

We are sponsored this year by Medium Aevum, who have been consistent supporters over the past 4 conferences. We are very pleased to have the support of the Episcopus Society and the sponsorship of Elon University Faculty of Art & Art History, and Cardiff University School of Modern Languages. We also have a number of private sponsors who put their own money into this event.

This time, the Power of the Bishop team are joining with the Episcopus Society for the 2019 conference, exploring the theme of Episcopal Patronage from Late Antiquity to c.1500. We want to put together thematic panels that compare and contrast uses, abuses and outcomes of bishops as patrons across time and geographical boundaries.

Our speakers this year include:

KEYNOTE: Edward Coleman, University College Dublin.

Jean-Noël Rolland, Université de Montréal

David Runciman, University of Cambridge

Ian Patrick McDole, University of Oxford

Philippa Byrne, University of Oxford

Michael H. Gelting, University of Aberdeen

John Jenkins, University of York

Beate Umann, Universität Leipzig

Adam J. Davis, Denison University

Burt Westermeier, Yale University

Susana Guijarro, Universidad de Cantabria

Mariel Pérez, Universidad de Buenos Aires

Esther Tello, Spanish National Research Council (Rome)

Claire Donovan, Independent Art Historian

Till Warning, Georg August University of Goettingen

Julia Faiers, University of St Andrews




About the Venue

Sarum College, 19 The Close, Salisbury

For the first time we are moving the conference from its home at Cardiff University to the Cathedral Close at Salisbury where we can see Episcopal Patronage in action!

Sarum College has reserved 40 rooms on site of various types for delegates and speakers quoting “Power of the Bishop Conference 30-31 May”. These rooms start at £40 per night and can be booked directly with the College on a first-come-first-served basis. Contact them on (+44)1722 424800, or visit their website www.sarum.ac.uk for their email address and more information including accessibility requirements.

AV equipment is available in the ground floor lecture room where the conference will be held.

Catering (tea and coffee breaks and lunch) will also be on site in Sarum College. Please let us know about dietary requirements when you register.

Lunch (included in your registration at no charge) will be a 3 course meal, and the College has a vegetarian day on Fridays where all meals will be vegetarian. There will be a meat and vegetarian option for lunch on Thursday.

There are several other hotels and B&Bs in the city, including the White Hart, the Red Lion, and the King’s Head Inn.

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