Aberystwyth Medievalists – 2021 Conference

History, Community and Identity in the Medieval World (c.800-1300), online conference, 23-25 June 2021. The 4th Aberystwyth Medieval Conference for postgraduates will explore the relationship between history, community and identity, how those writing about the past helped to construct the identity of their communities, and how far their vision of communal identity and its relationship… Continue reading Aberystwyth Medievalists – 2021 Conference

Doing Things with Old Norse Myth – Conference

A Research & Cultural Symposium on Mythological Processes, Reykjavík, 25-27 November 2021 Doing Things with Old Norse Myth: A Research & Cultural Symposium on Mythological Processes is the latest in the annual series of Aarhus Old Norse Mythology conferences that have been held around the world since 2005. This year’s event is jointly organised by… Continue reading Doing Things with Old Norse Myth – Conference

Ambiguity and Ambivalence in Late Antiquity – Conference

Ambiguity and ambivalence are productive notions through which to explore Late Antiquity. They reflect the uncertainties and grey areas that are such a feature of this period, as the classical past slowly gave way to the medieval future, as paganism was overtaken by Christianity. Definitions – of sacred and secular, orthodox and heretical, Roman and… Continue reading Ambiguity and Ambivalence in Late Antiquity – Conference

The Guelph Treasure, Historic Significance and Legal Implications

Please join the Friends of the International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA) for the second in a series of special online events with speakers Holger A. Klein, Lisa and Bernard Selz Professor of Medieval Art History, Columbia University, and Leila A. Amineddoleh, Founder, Amineddoleh & Associates LLC.  Professor Klein will discuss the historic importance of… Continue reading The Guelph Treasure, Historic Significance and Legal Implications

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

Oswald of Northumbria Conference

Liturgy, Literature & History: Oswald of Northumbria and the Cult of Saints in the High Middle Ages, 5-6 August, 2021. The centrality of the cult of saints to medieval Christianity is reflected in surviving liturgical, historical, literary and administrative texts, material culture and architecture. Too often, however, disciplinary boundaries mean these sources are studied in… Continue reading Oswald of Northumbria Conference

The Past, Present, and Future of Digital Medieval Studies – A Global Digital Medievalist Symposium

The era of COVID-19 has been transformational for medieval digital humanities. Medievalists have come to learn the limits and possibilities of online scholarship, whether in the virtual classroom or in the transfer of knowledge among specialists. Although direct access to material sources and the easy face-to-face exchanges with colleagues are deeply missed, we have come to… Continue reading The Past, Present, and Future of Digital Medieval Studies – A Global Digital Medievalist Symposium

Medieval History for Fun and Profit: Blogging about Medieval History – Seminar

This paper will discuss the practice of writing about medieval history for a popular audience, and the specific demands of teaching history through blogging. It will consider the academic underpinnings necessary to convey a message to a general audience; the use of tone; and how to draw in audiences to challenging topics. In particular, this… Continue reading Medieval History for Fun and Profit: Blogging about Medieval History – Seminar

Places of Royal Power and Ritual in Early Medieval Scotland and Europe

This conference is the culmination of a series of workshops on early medieval Kingship and its attendant rituals funded by a grant from the Royal Society of Edinburgh. It aims to explore the diverse range of evidence for early medieval of kingship and ritual in Scotland within a wider European setting and thus bring new… Continue reading Places of Royal Power and Ritual in Early Medieval Scotland and Europe

ICMS 2022 – Session Proposals Open

Hosted by the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University, the International Congress on Medieval Studies is an annual gathering of scholars interested in medieval studies. Because of continuing uncertainties regarding the pandemic (as emphasised by the World Health Organisation and the CDC) and its effect on travel, the 2022 Congress will be held virtually over… Continue reading ICMS 2022 – Session Proposals Open

ISSEME Conference 2021

The International Society for the Study of Early Medieval England is the organization of record for those interested in history, art, archaeology, literature, languages, religion, society, and numismatics of England between the years c. 450 and 1100 CE. ISSEME currently has over 500 active members from 20 different countries, ranging from graduate students just starting their careers to… Continue reading ISSEME Conference 2021