The Trinity College Dublin History Department in partnership with the Friends of Medieval Dublin, is hosting the 18th Medieval Dublin Symposium, a day-long series of lectures on the archaeology, history and literature of Dublin from the Vikings to the Tudors.
Among the lectures – which are open to the public and are free of charge to attend – there will be an investigation of the Viking-Age churches of Rathdown, of the archaeology of the Liberties, of the origins of Christ Church cathedral, and of the events of 700 years ago this year when Dublin was under assault by the Scottish army of Edward and Robert Bruce.
Date: Saturday, 21 May
Venue: Robert Emmet Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin
Admission is free and all are welcome; no advance booking is required
A full programme of the symposium is available at fmd.ie/18th-fmd-symposium-sat-21st-may-2016/