Month: June 2015

What are the challenges of recovering the late medieval / early modern understanding of witchcraft?

Scott Eaton, MA student in the School of History, reports on the challenges he faces while researching his MA Dissertation topic… In today’s world we often think of a witch as an ugly old woman who keeps a black cat as a pet, wears a large crooked hat and cloak, and often flies across the […]

Borderlines XIX at QUB

 Borderlines XIX Translating the Past: Appropriating the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds 10th-12th April 2015 The 19th annual iteration of the Borderlines Medieval and Early Modern conference for post-graduate students welcomed more than 50 participants from across Ireland, the UK, and Europe to Queen’s University Belfast’s McClay Library over the Easter break. The theme for […]