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February 2016

MARS Extra: Stefan Esders (Berlin) ‘Late Roman law’

February 16, 2016 @ 4:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Tuesday 16 February 2016, 4.15pm, venue TBC MARS Extra, in association with the HRI Fellowship programme  Stefan Esders (Berlin) ‘Late Roman law’

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MARS: Elena Isayev (Exeter) ‘No Migrants: Mobility in ancient Italy before borders’

February 17, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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MARS is a seminar series that brings together the wealth of research conducted on the ancient and medieval worlds within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. This year’s programme (2015-16) covers subjects from ancient Greece and Rome to medieval Europe, from Antigone in the First World War to intellectuals in the ninth century. Unless otherwise indicated, all seminars are held at the Humanities Research Institute, Wednesdays at 5:30 pm – with refreshments from 5 pm. All welcome. Elena Isayev (Exeter) ‘No…

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March 2016

MARS: PhD Research Session

March 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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PhD research session Harry Mawdsley (History) ‘Exile in the post-Roman west’ Martin Huggon (Archaeology) ‘Christ’s Poor Men (and Women) in the English Medieval Hospital: Structures of Charity, Spaces of Health’

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April 2016

Conference: Religious Exemption and the State 400 – 1300

April 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - April 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

Religious Exemption and the State 400 – 1300, Sheffield 14th to 16th April 2016 About the conference Throughout history, religious groups across the world have claimed exemption from their rulers’ demands, with a considerable degree of success. Such exemptions were prevalent in the pre-modern world, from Buddhist monks’ accumulation of tax-free lands to Latin clerics’ assertion of ‘benefit of clergy’ and Islamic charitable waqf. Although the particular forms of exemption varied according to religious practices and the nature of the political…

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May 2016

CONQUEST 950: A Celebration of the Anniversary of the Norman Conquest

May 20, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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Friday 20 May, 2016 Conquest 950 is a day of informal talks by academics researching the Norman Conquest and its impact on the north of England. Everyone is welcome. Please attend whenever and whichever talks you please. Further information to come about rooms and times. The talks include: 6th Day Of 1066:  A Date with the Devil – Blame King Harold for the Norman Conquest. Ian McGill (Grapevine Magazine) Sheffield journalist Ian Macgill will explain that King Harold’s reign was bound to…

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January 2018

MARCUS Events: Spring 2018

January 30, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - May 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

The Medieval and Ancient Research Centre at the University of Sheffield (MARCUS) brings together a concentration of research and teaching expertise that is unique within the UK. Ranging from archaic Greece to Renaissance Europe, MARCUS represents an array of disciplines, from history to biblical studies, from philosophy to languages, and from archaeology to music. What holds us together is the belief that the social structures, cultural expressions and individual experiences of this period are at the foundation of the world…

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September 2018

MARCUS Events 2018-19

September 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - May 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The Medieval and Ancient Research Centre at the University of Sheffield (MARCUS) brings together a concentration of research and teaching expertise that is unique within the UK. Ranging from archaic Greece to Renaissance Europe, MARCUS represents an array of disciplines, from history to biblical studies, from philosophy to languages, and from archaeology to music. What holds us together is the belief that the social structures, cultural expressions and individual experiences of this period are at the foundation of the world…

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February 2019

MARCUS Events: Spring 2019

February 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - May 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The Medieval and Ancient Research Centre at the University of Sheffield (MARCUS) brings together a concentration of research and teaching expertise that is unique within the UK. Ranging from archaic Greece to Renaissance Europe, MARCUS represents an array of disciplines, from history to biblical studies, from philosophy to languages, and from archaeology to music. What holds us together is the belief that the social structures, cultural expressions and individual experiences of this period are at the foundation of the world…

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