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California Medieval History Seminar

Saturday, May 6, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Huntington Library, Seaver Classrooms 1 & 2, 1151 Oxford Rd
San Marino , CA 91108 United States
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Huntington Library - UCLA CMRS California Medieval History Seminar

The spring session of California Medieval History Seminar meets at the Huntington Library to discuss four pre-distributed research papers. Participants are expected to read the papers in advance and come prepared to discuss them. Speakers and paper topics are announced by e-mail. To be added to the announcement list contact us.

Advance registration is required — write to cmrs@humnet.ucla.edu to register.

These are the papers under discussion at this seminar:

  • Norman Underwood (UC Berkeley) – “Let’s Be Professional: Clerical Discipline and Organization in the Third and Fourth Centuries.”
  • Warren Brown (Caltech) – “The Pre-history of Terrorism”
  • Justin Rose (UC Riverside) – “Crafting Spaces of Authority in Constantinople,” chapter 1 from “Descending from the Throne: Byzantine Bishops, Ritual and Spaces of Authority”
  • Thomas Barton (University of San Diego) – “Historicized Rationality: Deciphering Inter-faith Violence in the Medieval Crown of Aragon”

Seating is limited and by pre-registration only. A fee may apply.

More information about the seminar is at cmrs.ucla.edu/seminars

Support for the California Medieval History Seminar is provided by the Armand Hammer Endowment for the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies and by the Huntington Library.


Saturday, May 6, 2017
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM


Huntington Library, Seaver Classrooms 1 & 2
1151 Oxford Rd
San Marino , CA 91108 United States


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