An Introduction to Durham in the Middle Ages and Renaissance


courseA five week community course will introduce participants to 500 years of Durham history.

The course, led by Durham University postgraduate and early career researchers, examines aspects of Durham in medieval and early modern society, ranging from literature and warfare to religion and rural society. It will take place in the World Heritage Site visitor centre, on Owengate, over five Thursday evenings from 18.00-20.00: March 13, 20, 27 and April 3 and 24.

The first session, led by an English Studies postgraduate researcher, will focus on the saints’ lives and other local stories about St Cuthbert.

This course is hosted through New College Durham and supported by the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies at Durham University. All sessions include tea and biscuits and all are warmly invited to register. The cost for the complete course is £43.

To register, call Tracie Conlan-Fernandes on 0191-375-4933 or email community.courses@newdur.ac.uk.

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