"Temporal and Spiritual Journeys in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe"

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"Temporal and Spiritual Journeys in Europe, c.1413-1763" An Online Event - Free of Charge - Registration Required

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Thursday 20 May 2021

9:45am: Welcome

Dr Benjamin Hazard (University College, Dublin)

10.00am Session 1: Franciscan Evangelists

Chair: Dr Malgorzata Krasnodebska-D’Aughton (University College, Cork)

Dr Francis Young (Independent Scholar), ‘Mendicant Missionary Journeys in Late Medieval and Early Modern Lithuania’

Andrea Mancini (University of Leeds), ‘Bernardino Aquilano’s Travels in his Cronica Fratrum Minorum Observantiae

Pawel Cholewicki (University of Leeds), ‘The Significance of the Itinerary of James of the Marches for Central-Eastern Europe, 1432-1440’

11.10am: Coffee Break


Session 2: Mendicant Reality

Chair: Professor Thomas O'Connor (Maynooth University)

Fr. Viliam Štefan Dóci OP (Historical Institute of the Order of Preachers, Rome), ‘Gregorius Pogrányi OP: Searching for a Better Life’

Dr Ian Campbell (Queen’s University Belfast), ‘Scotist Political Thought and the Right to Travel’

12.30pm: Lunch


Session 3: Spiritual Direction

Chair: Dr Aranza Mayo (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Sr Elizabeth Ruth Obbard ODC, ‘The ‘Gad-About-Nun’ Goes Travelling Inwards’

Dr Marianne Ritsema van Eck (Leiden University), ‘Franciscan Modes of Early Modern Travel for Lay Readers’

Professor Mícheál Mac Craith (NUI Galway), ‘Leuven to Rome: Flaithrí Ó Maolchonaire on the Spanish Road’

3.10pm: Coffee Break

3:30pm: Keynote Lecture

Chair: Professor John McCafferty (University College, Dublin)

Dr Abigail Shinn (Goldsmiths, University of London), ‘Journey of the Soul: Sir Tobie Matthew’

4.30pm: Close

Dr Benjamin Hazard (University College, Dublin)

On Thursday 20 May 2021, this Online Symposium will present a selection of research papers about temporal and spiritual journeys in late medieval and early modern Europe. These papers relate to the Catholic mendicant orders, eremitical life and the laity. Attendance is free of charge. Places are limited and registration is required. A link will be circulated to attendees in advance of the event.

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