Helen Fulton has been awarded a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship from 2020–2022 to work on a project called ‘Medieval Welsh Political Poetry’.
The project will result in an edition of medieval Welsh poetry that throws light on the politics of Wales and England in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, and a study of the Welsh Marcher lord, Sir William Herbert, who played a key role as a Yorkist in the Wars of the Roses. Read more.
We are hoping to hold this as an on-campus event with some papers available online. The theme of the conference is ‘Disruption’, and the call for papers closes on 17 July 2020. Please send enquiries to: email@example.com.
The aim of the project is to highlight Bristol’s medieval past as a major political and commercial centre with an early interest in the potential of Atlantic trade routes. One of the major outputs of the project is a map of medieval Bristol in the year 1480, to be published in association with the Historic Towns Trust. The project runs from February to July 2020, and the PDRA is Dr Bethany Whalley. Read more.
Welcome to the Borders and Borderlands website! The research cluster has been running for two years and we’ve already had some great events, papers, conferences, and grant awards, with much more in the pipeline. Have a look around and feel free to drop us a line if you have any queries.