The Hay 30 – Janina RAMIREZ

Janina Ramirez is the course director on the Certificate in History of Art at Oxford University’s Department for Continuing Education. She has written and presented numerous BBC history documentaries, the most recent of which are ‘The Art of the Vikings: Secret Knowledge’ (March 2016) and ‘The Search for the Lost Manuscript: Julian of Norwich’ (July 2016). She is the author of The Private Lives of Saints: Power, passion and politics in Anglo-Saxon England (W H Allen, 2015) and Julian of Norwich: A very brief history (SPCK, 2016).

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Winter Weekend 2016

Janina Ramirez in conversation with Peter Florence

Julian of Norwich: A very brief history

Winter Weekend 2016, 

Julian of Norwich was the subject of medievalist and TV historian Janina Ramirez’s latest BBC 4 documentary (July 2016): In Search of the Lost Manuscript: Julian of Norwich. Now the focus of her latest book, Janina takes us further into the history of the Mother of English literature, discussing what we know about Julian and why she deserves to be seen as the female Chaucer or Thomas More.  

Hay Festival 2017

Janina Ramirez

Julian of Norwich

Hay Festival 2017, 

Julian of Norwich was the subject of medievalist and TV historian Janina Ramirez’s latest BBC Four documentary: In Search of the Lost Manuscript, Julian of Norwich. Drawing on the material in her latest book, Ramirez takes us further into the history of the Mother of English Literature, discussing what we know about Julian and why she deserves to be seen as a writer on an equal footing with Chaucer or Thomas More. Chaired by Peter Florence.

Hay Festival 2018

Janina Ramirez

Riddle of the Runes

Hay Festival 2018, 

Be immersed in a world of riddles, runes and revenge with the Viking expert and children’s author who will introduce you to the fearless shield maiden Alva, reveal fascinating facts about the Vikings, and will need your help to solve a mysterious crime in the fjords of Kilsgard.

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