Chasing Threads: Where next for the Galloway Hoard? Dr Adrián Maldonado (National Museums Scotland)

The lecture will provide an overview of the Galloway Hoard, deposited in southwest Scotland c. AD 900, currently on display at Aberdeen Art Gallery until 23 October. The Hoard contains some of the largest quantities of gold and silver from any contemporary find in Britain or Ireland, but uniquely among Viking-age hoards in Scotland, it… Continue reading Chasing Threads: Where next for the Galloway Hoard? Dr Adrián Maldonado (National Museums Scotland)


CFP – Histories of Metallurgy and Metal Material Culture

Australian National University, 18-19 November 2022. The ANU Centre for Art History and Art Theory invites submissions for a cross-disciplinary symposium dedicated to current research into ancient and historical metallurgy and metal material culture. This symposium aims to foster links between Australian scholars across disciplines, including but not limited to history, art history, conservation, Classical… Continue reading CFP – Histories of Metallurgy and Metal Material Culture

Workshop CFP: “Meet the New Gods, Same as the Old Gods?: Roman Religion, Mass Media and Imperial Power”

18 November 2022University of Newcastle (NSW) The death of Queen Elizabeth II, head of the Church of England and "defender of the faith", reminds all Australians of the links among religion, imperial politics and mass media expressed in coins, processions, and public statues. Scholars have long recognized the continuities of time and space across the… Continue reading Workshop CFP: “Meet the New Gods, Same as the Old Gods?: Roman Religion, Mass Media and Imperial Power”

AEMA Social Media Officer – EOI

The AEMA Committee would like to invite applications from people interested in being the next AEMA Social Media Officer! Key aspects of this role include: monitoring the main AEMA accounts on Twitter and Facebook (there is also a Facebook group which is moderated by Erica) as well as actively posting new content where appropriate; liaising… Continue reading AEMA Social Media Officer – EOI

2x Medieval History Positions – Utrecht University

The Department of History and Art History at Utrecht University is seeking to appoint both a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Medieval History and a part-time (0.7 FTE) temporary (3-4 years) Lecturer in Medieval History. Members of the Medieval History Section are required to teach Medieval History, both at BA level (in Dutch and English)… Continue reading 2x Medieval History Positions – Utrecht University

Junior Lecturer/Researcher – Université Lumière Lyon

The candidate is expected to carry out research on the archaeology of the Muslim Eastern or Western worlds during the medieval period, with expertise in the history of Islamic medieval art. They will be expected to teach content related to the archaeology and history of Islamic Arts from BA to MA degree. Teaching will be… Continue reading Junior Lecturer/Researcher – Université Lumière Lyon

Part-time Research Opportunity (Medieval Ukraine) – The Index of Medieval Art

The Index of Medieval Art invites applications for a four-month, remote, part-time research position to assist in incorporating key mosaics and paintings of medieval Kyiv into the Index database. This position is made possible by a 2022 Flash Grant from the Princeton University Humanities Council and consists of a $5,000 honorarium to be directed to… Continue reading Part-time Research Opportunity (Medieval Ukraine) – The Index of Medieval Art

Research Associate in Osteoarchaeology – University of Leicester

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled and motivated postdoctoral researcher to join the team of the ERC-funded BODY-POLITICS project based at the School of Archaeology and Ancient History, at the University of Leicester. You will co-coordinate the work package Body-Objects where you will record, analyse and interpret osteological, taphonomic, and osteobiographical information… Continue reading Research Associate in Osteoarchaeology – University of Leicester

Lecturer in Medieval Literature – University of Bristol

The Department of English at the University of Bristol invites applications for a Lectureship in Medieval Literature. This full-time open-ended post will focus on undergraduate teaching and related administrative support across programmes in English, with an emphasis on Medieval Literature and its reception and influence. The ability to teach Old English at undergraduate level will… Continue reading Lecturer in Medieval Literature – University of Bristol

Professor of Medieval History – Karl-Franzens-University (Graz)

The professorship will be responsible for the subject medieval history in the European-Mediterranean area in its temporal and thematic breadth in research and teaching. A focus on at least two sub-epochs and a theory-based approach to the history of institutions is preferred. In research, participation in the faculty’s focus on the Mediterranean in terms of… Continue reading Professor of Medieval History – Karl-Franzens-University (Graz)

Icelandic Sagas – WEA Course

Arguably the first European novels, the Icelandic Sagas are a collection of purportedly historical accounts of medieval Viking families, interweaving magic and murder, adventure and poetry throughout. They are a foundation of Icelandic culture amongst one of the most literature-loving countries in the world, and to this day you can start a good conversation there… Continue reading Icelandic Sagas – WEA Course

Lecturer, Literature – Macquarie University

The Department of Media, Communications, Creative Arts, Language and Literature (MCCALL) is seeking to appoint a highly qualified academic as Lecturer (Level B) in Literature. The successful applicant will have a specialisation in Medievalism and its reception, Victorian literature, poetry, and gender and genre in literature. An ability to teach and supervise research projects in… Continue reading Lecturer, Literature – Macquarie University

Fragmentarium Research Associate – Cambridge University

Cambridge University Library (CUL) holds one of the largest collections of fragments of medieval manuscripts in the UK, comprising approximately 1,750 items arranged into over 80 separate sub-collections. Cambridge University Library is looking to recruit a Fragmentarium Research Associate, who will have the opportunity to shed new light on this collection. This post is funded… Continue reading Fragmentarium Research Associate – Cambridge University

PhD Scholarship – TCD

IRC-SFI Pathway PhD Scholarship – Early Irish Hands The project studies early Irish palaeography and writing techniques based on manuscripts from the earliest stratum of Irish writing (550-900). It aims at contributing to a better understanding of the writing techniques used in early Irish scriptoria and to enable more accurate dating of early manuscripts through… Continue reading PhD Scholarship – TCD

London International Palaeography School

The London International Palaeography School (LIPS), run by the Institute of English Studies at the University of London, is a series of intensive courses in Palaeography and Manuscript Studies. Subject areas include Latin, Insular, Middle English, Early Modern English, German and Greek palaeography, illuminated manuscripts, codicology, manuscript editing and liturgical and devotional manuscripts. LIPS will… Continue reading London International Palaeography School