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The King’s Scholars, Cambridge and the Fourteenth-Century Universities

Conference on fourteenth-century universities, to mark the 700th anniversary of the establishment of the King's Scholars, taking place at Trinity College and open to all.
When Jul 04, 2017 09:45 AM to
Jul 05, 2017 06:30 PM
Where Trinity College, Old Combination Room and Winstanley Lecture Theatre
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The King’s Scholars, Cambridge and the Fourteenth-Century Universities

 

A Conference to mark the Septcentenary of the Establishment of the King's Scholars in the University of Cambridge on the Foundation of King Edward the Second

 

Except where otherwise stated, sessions will take place in the OLD COMBINATION ROOM, TRINITY COLLEGE

 

The conference is open to everyone who is interested. For the public lectures, please simply come. If you wish to attend any of the papers, it would be helpful if you e-mail John Marenbon at jm258@cam.ac.uk, though it is not essential.

 

Tuesday 4 July 2017

 

9.45 Welcome

 

10.00  King’s Hall. Its architecture and physical setting.  Gabriel Byng  (with tour) [Unfortunately, the places on this tour are limited, and have now been taken]

 

11.30  Coffee break

 

12.00   Fourteenth century Legal Education in King’s Hall, Cambridge  Richard Helmholz

 

13.00   Buffet lunch

 

14.30  Theology in the early Fourteenth-century Universities  Richard Cross (with response from Antonia Fitzpatrick)

 

16.00  Tea

 

16.30  Public Lecture 1: King's Hall and Michaelhouse in the Context of Fourteenth-Century Cambridge William Courtenay – Winstanley Lecture Theatre  (followed by reception in Blue Boar common room)

 

 

Wednesday 5 July

 

10.30    Logic in the early Fourteenth-century Universities  Sten Ebbesen

 

11.30   Coffee break

 

12.00    Medicine in the early Fourteenth-century Universities  Danielle Jacquart

 

13.00 Buffet lunch

 

14.00   Visit to special exhibition in the Wren Library (guided by Nicolas Bell)

 

14.30  Fourteenth-century Cambridge and its Manuscripts  Rodney Thomson

 

15.30   The Aristotelian Curriculum (ethics, natural science, metaphysics) in the early Fourteenth-century Universities    Iacopo Costa

 

16.30  Tea

 

17.00 Public Lecture 2: Thinking Inside and Outside the Universities in the Fourteenth Century  Philip Knox and John Marenbon – Winstanley Lecture Theatre  (followed by reception in Blue Boar common room)

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