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Polish scholar's visit to the School of History

2 Mar 2015
Polish scholar's visit to the School of History

Dr Wiktor Szymborski from the Institute of History, Jagiellonian University, Cracow will deliver four seminars dealing with indulgences in medieval Poland. Seminars will take between 9 and 13 March 2015. Dr Szymborki’s visit is supported by the Erasmus+ Staff Mobility Programme and the School of History, UCC.



Medieval Poland: introduction / 9 March, Monday, 11-12, Silverdale 1.  

Indulgences in medieval Poland: introduction/ 11 March, Wednesday, 11-12, Tyrconnell.

Crusading indulgences in medieval Poland/ 12 March, Thursday, 10-11, Tyrconnell.

Medieval Rome and Poland; indulgences of the churches of Rome, jubilee indulgences in medieval Poland/ 13 March, Friday, 10-11, Tyrconnell.

Dr Szymborski’s research interests include: history of medieval religion, history of indulgences in medieval Poland, medieval and early modern pilgrimage, history of the Dominican Order and history of the Polish Province of the Dominican Order in the Modern Era.

His most recent book Odpusty w Polsce średniowiecznej [Indulgences in medieval Poland] (Cracow 2011) is based on documents of indulgences; it explores the length and reasons for indulgences, and their geographical spread. For a full list of publications see Publikacje at


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