Medieval Round Table: 3 October, 6:15pm AEST online

The Medieval Round Table meets again next Monday, 3 October, at 6:15 with a paper by Anya Adair, University of Hong Kong: ‘The Curious Incident of the Monster in the Nighttime: Circumstantial Evidence in Early English Law and Literature’.  We'll again be meeting via Zoom.  To receive the Zoom link for the meeting please email Andrew… Continue reading Medieval Round Table: 3 October, 6:15pm AEST online

SMRG: September 14 meeting

Penelope Nash: A Curious Pointy Hat for a Twelfth Century Countess: Portraiture, Demeanour and Power The examination of clothing, jewellery, gifts, and other material objects together with the deportment of the giver and of the receiver of such items, especially in how they are visually presented, is crucial in understanding the intentions of the participants.… Continue reading SMRG: September 14 meeting

Medieval Round Table: 5 September, 6.15pm AEST

The Medieval Round Table meets again next Monday, 5 September, at 6:15 with a paper by Darius von Guttner, Australian Catholic University: 'Jagiellons: The Dynasty That United Poland and Lithuania'.  We'll again be meeting via Zoom.  To receive the Zoom link for the meeting please email Stephanie Trigg by this Saturday, 3 September; the link will… Continue reading Medieval Round Table: 5 September, 6.15pm AEST

History Brown Bag Seminar: Thu 1 Sept, 1-2pm AEST

Professor Megan Cassidy-Welch, "Emotional baggage: early thirteenth-century crusading and the mobility of feeling".In both military and spiritual terms, crusading was a mobile activity. Always associated with the practice of pilgrimage, crusading also involved more intangible forms of travel and connection. Memory and emotion, in particular, were significant ‘interior’ aspects of crusading as crusaders located themselves… Continue reading History Brown Bag Seminar: Thu 1 Sept, 1-2pm AEST

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

CFP: PPLA zoom conference Nov 12-13

Kia ora Pacific Partnership in Late Antiquity membersThis is your reminder about our upcoming zoom lightning paper conference on November 12-13 (North American dates). If you are interested in presenting, please submit a short (150 word) abstract to Lisa Bailey by October 1st. The format will follow that of the lightning papers at our previous… Continue reading CFP: PPLA zoom conference Nov 12-13

3rd Teaching Classical Languages Symposium | 12 August, 9-5pm

This is a hybrid event. The 3rd Teaching Classical Languages Symposium showcases approaches to the teaching and assessment of ancient Greek and Latin developed by secondary, tertiary, and online adult-education instructors from Australia and New Zealand. Conference speakers share and discuss a diverse range of classical language teaching strategies to assist 21st century learners in a range… Continue reading 3rd Teaching Classical Languages Symposium | 12 August, 9-5pm

CFP: Religious Disbelief and the Emotions

This conference seeks applications for papers of 15-20 minutes concerning the interactions between religious disbeliefs and the emotions in any location or time period up to 1800 C.E. The conference is hosted by Macquarie University and the Macquarie Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions. The conference will be online-only, via Zoom. It is… Continue reading CFP: Religious Disbelief and the Emotions

ACU Virtual Panel: Posthuman Transformation Then and Now, 4 August 2022

Join us for this Virtual Panel on 4 August 2022, 5:30–7:00pm (AEST) This panel explores the connections between ancient and modern theories of transcending humanity with attention to the elements of ancient theories that can enrich modern discussions. The comparison of ancient and modern theories raises basic questions: How might post-human transformation (variously theorised) alter… Continue reading ACU Virtual Panel: Posthuman Transformation Then and Now, 4 August 2022

CFP: PPLA Lightning Paper Conference

Following on the success of our lightning paper panels at the Pacific Partnership for Late Antiquity Zoom conference earlier this year, we will host another Zoom conference on November 12-13 (North American dates) as a way to present some ideas related to current research. The format will follow that of the lightning papers--5 minutes for… Continue reading CFP: PPLA Lightning Paper Conference

CFP: Reception, Susception, Acception, 1-2 December 2022

Reception theory offers scholars fresh insights into the purposes and possibilities of Classical Studies and its intersection with the wider world, post-Antiquity. But the semantic passivity of a concept such as “Reception” can also obfuscate the dynamic ways in which Classics has been utilised, even weaponised, by its proponents — not merely experienced (Reception), but… Continue reading CFP: Reception, Susception, Acception, 1-2 December 2022

Australian School of Celtic Learning – July Online Events

NEGLIGENCE IN EARLY IRELAND WEBINAR Sunday 10 July 2022Online The early Irish legal system dealt in a very sophisticated way with offenses arising from negligent or inadvertent actions or omissions. In this webinar, we will look at the allocation of responsibility and liability for accidents. We will explore ideas such as socially useful activity, responsibility… Continue reading Australian School of Celtic Learning – July Online Events

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