Converting the Isles: Conference Report

Roy Flechner and Máire Ní Mhaonaigh have been co-ordinating a research network, ‘Converting the Isles’, most recently funded by the Leverhulme Trust. They rightly stress the importance of ‘conversion’ in Europe history: Conversion to Christianity is arguably the most revolutionary social and cultural change that Europe experienced in late-antiquity and the early middle ages. Christianisation… Continue reading Converting the Isles: Conference Report

Converting the Isles: Merovingian Podcast

It was a great pleasure to be part of a stimulating and successful conference last week on 'The Isles and the Wider World', as part of the Leverhulme 'Converting the Isles' Network. I will post a full write-up soon, but in the meantime you can listen to me talking about 'Martyrdom and the Rise of… Continue reading Converting the Isles: Merovingian Podcast