Arguably the world's friendliest early medieval conference is BACK! In person & online! The Natural and Unnatural in the Early Medieval World In the largely rural and agrarian landscape of the medieval world, fauna and flora were highly regarded, as is evidenced by the importance of agriculture, the popularity of bestiaries, and the legacy of… Continue reading CFP: AEMA 18 at the University of Sydney and Online, 28-29 September
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Register: AEMA 17 online conference, Fri 30 Sept – Sat 1 Oct
In line with this year's theme of Memory & Forgetting, you've probably forgotten to register! Here, let us nudge your memory. Recall those heady days at the worlds friendliest online early medieval conference and repress those tiresome commitments. Program and registration here.
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
CFP: AEMA 17 – Memory & Forgetting, 30 Sept- 1 Oct, online
Arguably the world's friendliest early medieval conference is BACK! and it's FREE! This conference invites papers on the theme of memory and forgetting. Memory is malleable. It is shaped by selection, by mediation, by transmission, by ideologies, by societies and, above all, by forgetting. This conference examines the process of how early medieval societies created… Continue reading CFP: AEMA 17 – Memory & Forgetting, 30 Sept- 1 Oct, online
SAM Talks: Art in Conflict with Dr Darius von Guttner, 19 July
Join Shepparton local Dr Darius von Güttner (Australian Catholic University) as he leads us through SAM Talks: Art in Conflict – an illuminating three-part series of deep dives into Art in Conflict, now showing at SAM as a touring show curated by the Australian War Memorial. An esteemed historian specializing in conflict studies, Dr von… Continue reading SAM Talks: Art in Conflict with Dr Darius von Guttner, 19 July
CFP: AEMA 17 Memory & Forgetting, Digital Conference, 30 Sept-1 October 2022
You little beauty! This conference invites papers on the theme of memory and forgetting. Memory is malleable. It isshaped by selection, by mediation, by transmission, by ideologies, by societies and, above all, byforgetting. In the words of Ann Rigney, ‘like water transported in a leaky bucket which slowly runsdry, [memories] are continuously being lost along… Continue reading CFP: AEMA 17 Memory & Forgetting, Digital Conference, 30 Sept-1 October 2022
Launch: The Gnostic Hotel, Tuesday 28 June, 7pm, on Zoom
The dodgy hostelry finally opens its doors. Join AEMA stalwart Bob di Napoli for the launch of his new new poetry collection, The Gnostic Hotel. Launch host: Richard Wrigley Introductions: Christine Mathieu Email Bob to get a Zoom invite 15 minutes prior to 7pm start.
The Legacy of Gildas – Book Launch
The Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies at Monash University is pleased to be hosting the launch of Dr Stephen Joyce’s new monograph, The Legacy of Gildas: Constructions of Authority in the Early Medieval West (Boydell, 2022), a ‘provocative new investigation into the shadowy figure of Gildas, his influence and representation’. The launch will feature… Continue reading The Legacy of Gildas – Book Launch
AEMA Conference – Reminder and Publisher Offers
The 2021 AEMA Conference, Eruption/Disruption/Interruption, will begin in less than ONE hour! The committee is very much looking forward to seeing our members and supporters, both new and old, and it's still not too late to register for this free international conference. To view the final programme and all the abstracts, as well as to… Continue reading AEMA Conference – Reminder and Publisher Offers
AEMA 2021 Conference – Registrations Now Open!
Eruption / Disruption / Interruption Hosted Online from the University of Melbourne, Australia, 1-2 October 2021 As we continue to process the impact of COVID-19 on global and local societies, the jury is still out on whether the eruption of a global pandemic, and the subsequent disruptions and interruptions to contemporary routines, are a ‘game-changer’… Continue reading AEMA 2021 Conference – Registrations Now Open!
JAEMA Volume 17, Issue 1 – Digital Issue Available Now
This year, the AEMA committee has made the decision to begin publishing the journal a little differently to how we have done until now. As of Volume 17, the journal will be presented as two issues/year, with the new articles appearing in both issues, and the Book Reviews and Short Notices appearing in Issue 2.… Continue reading JAEMA Volume 17, Issue 1 – Digital Issue Available Now
AEMA Newsletter Editor – Open EOI
The AEMA Committee would like to invite applications from people interested in being the next AEMA Newsletter Editor. Currently, our Newsletter is released electronically on a quarterly schedule with a focus on the activities and achievements of our members and the association itself, but different schedules may be proposed by potential editors. In your expression… Continue reading AEMA Newsletter Editor – Open EOI
AEMA Conference CFP
Eruption/Disruption/Interruption October 1-2, 2021 The conference committee invites papers on the theme of Eruption/Disruption/Interruption. As we continue to process the impact of COVID-19 on global and local societies, the jury is still out on whether the eruption of a global pandemic, and the subsequent disruptions and interruptions to contemporary routines, are a 'game-changer' or an… Continue reading AEMA Conference CFP
JAEMA Volume 16 – Digital Issue Available Now
2020 has been a year of firsts within our discipline in many ways, and for AEMA this was no different as it culminated in the first themed issue of our association's journal. The 16th volume of JAEMA presents new research by Polish scholars on the broad theme of the Christianisation of Europe. The articles included… Continue reading JAEMA Volume 16 – Digital Issue Available Now