CONFERENCE – Princes of the Church and their Palaces

Posted On: March 27th, 2015

  Princes of the Church and their Palaces

30 JUNE – 4 JULY 2015Princes Conference

An international conference and series of public lectures exploring bishops’ and popes’ palaces across Britain and Europe, with a particular focus on the redevelopments at Auckland Castle in County Durham.

Important developments in research, conservation, and public presentation are currently taking place at Auckland Castle, the Bishop of Durham’s former residence.

In association with them, this conference will consider bishops’ and popes’ palaces from across Britain and Europe, and will stimulate discussion on:

Anyone with an interest in Auckland Castle itself or in historical monuments in general is warmly invited to attend and take part in discussions. The conference will be the fullest treatment of bishops’ and popes’ palaces ever undertaken.

Keynote speakers:

A full programme may be found here, and a booking form can be downloaded here.