Laura Bassi Scholarships

Born in Bologna in 1711, Laura Bassi was the first woman to take up a professorship in Europe and the second to earn a doctorate. Her extraordinary career as an academic spanned nearly five decades, for much of which she was a galvanizing figure for the scientific culture of eighteenth century Europe. Bassi’s admirers included… Continue reading Laura Bassi Scholarships

SMFS Rising Star Grant

The new grant program from the Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship (SMFS) will support the work of BIPOC medieval scholars whose work addresses the intersections of two or more of the following areas: race, gender, sexuality, disability, and social justice. This award particularly seeks to support work focused on medieval law/legal discourse; the work of… Continue reading SMFS Rising Star Grant

Call For Pitches: Manuscripts and Material Culture – Hazine

Why are manuscripts critical to Islamic and Islamicate studies, and how do they impact pedagogy? How does material culture help us venture into the past, and how do manuscripts affect religious practice, be it Muslim, Coptic, Armenian, etc? Hazine is seeking 3-4 pieces on manuscripts and material culture from the Mashriq, Maghreb, East Africa, West… Continue reading Call For Pitches: Manuscripts and Material Culture – Hazine

SSNS Bursaries and Grants

The Scottish Society for Northern Studies (SSNS) is offering funding for individuals and organisations over four categories. Associated institutions should be subscribers or at least two of the organisers should be members of the SSNS, and applications should include a brief project outline that demonstrates its relevance to the Society’s aims and objectives. Publication and Conference Grants… Continue reading SSNS Bursaries and Grants

SMFS Graduate Essay Prize 2022

The Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship (SMFS) Graduate Student Essay Competition for 2021 is now open. This competition is open to all currently-enrolled graduate students, including those who will complete their degree in the current academic year. Papers submitted for consideration should be polished, original scholarly work and may cover any aspect of medieval studies… Continue reading SMFS Graduate Essay Prize 2022

SMFS Book Prize 2022

The Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship Book Committee is accepting submissions for the 2022 Best First Book of Feminist Scholarship on the Middle Ages. We are soliciting submissions of first monographs in any area of medieval studies. Nominated books should represent the best first monographs of feminist medieval scholarship published AND with a copyright date… Continue reading SMFS Book Prize 2022

Ceræ Volume 8 CFP

Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, is an award-winning, peer-reviewed, academic journal of medieval and early modern studies. Since its inception in 2013 at the University of Western Australia, Ceræ has intentionally been both a digital-only and an open access publication. Ceræ is seeking submissions for volume 8 of the journal,… Continue reading Ceræ Volume 8 CFP