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

Scottish Society for Northern Studies Spring/Summer Seminar Series

Our penultimate seminar of the spring summer series will be given by Dr Lynda McGuigan (Fraserburgh Lighthouse Museum), titled ‘The Antiquarian Letter Archive of James Carnegie, 9th Earl of Southesk: A Case Study‘.  The online lecture promises to reveal new and unpublished antiquarian material on the Pictish symbol stones of Aberdeenshire. The seminar begins at 7pm BST… Continue reading Scottish Society for Northern Studies Spring/Summer Seminar Series

CFP: 2022 Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group conference, 15 October

The conference committee invites papers on the theme Colonialism: subaltern voices, contested histories, subverted spaces. Colonialism, and its underlying violence and inequality, continues to demonstrate that modern hopes of peace and fair access to resources are largely illusory. Russia’s imperial ambitions in eastern Europe and resistance to a Voice to Parliament domestically are two obvious… Continue reading CFP: 2022 Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group conference, 15 October

ANZAMEMS Conference Hub at ACU Melbourne, 27-30 June

The MEMS team at ACU is delighted to host an in-person ANZAMEMS conference hub for Melbourne colleagues. We will provide IT support for the Zoom sessions, and refreshments for the duration of the conference, June 27-30. The location is Level 4, 250 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne. Location and transport information. If you would like to come to our… Continue reading ANZAMEMS Conference Hub at ACU Melbourne, 27-30 June

CFP: Christian Political Cultures in Late Antiquity, 21st-22nd June 2023, University of Liverpool

We invite papers for a conference (and planned edited volume) on Christian Political Cultures in Late Antiquity. The remarkably homogeneous ways of thinking about Christian political authority across the Roman world in late antiquity (c. 250-700 CE)—so carefully reconstructed in classic mid-20th century accounts—mask the immense diversity of the social and institutional contexts in which… Continue reading CFP: Christian Political Cultures in Late Antiquity, 21st-22nd June 2023, University of Liverpool

CFP: Past and Future Emotions, 28-29 November 2022

The ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions calls for expressions of interest to be part of its farewell two-day Symposium, ‘Past and Future Emotions’, to be held from 28–29 November 2022 at The University of Melbourne, as part of the 2022 Congress of HASS. The purpose of the symposium is to celebrate… Continue reading CFP: Past and Future Emotions, 28-29 November 2022

35th Irish Conference of Medievalists 30 June-2 July: Timetable and Registration

The 35th Irish Conference of Medievalists will be held at Queen’s University Belfast from the 30th of June to 2nd of July. The 30th of June will be online through MS Teams, while the 1st and 2nd of July will be in-person in 0G029 of the Elmwood Building, School of Natural and Built Environment, QUB,… Continue reading 35th Irish Conference of Medievalists 30 June-2 July: Timetable and Registration

Monash CMRS Online Seminar, Friday, 27th May at 10am AEST

Speaker: Kyly Walker (PhD candidate, University of Leeds, UK) Archbishop Geoffrey Plantagenet of York's Conception of His Archiepiscopal Office and Authority Abstract:  Archbishop Geoffrey Plantagenet of York (1191–1212) was a strong personality who had a far from easy episcopate. Appointed to fulfil the dying wish of his father, King Henry II of England, Geoffrey clashed with the… Continue reading Monash CMRS Online Seminar, Friday, 27th May at 10am AEST

Medieval Round Table hosted by the University of Melbourne, Monday, 6th June at 6:15pm

Speakers: Dr Carol Williams, Prof. Constant Mews and Dr Catherine Jeffreys Chair: Valentina A. Grasso (ISAW) On the night of Monday 6th June, three of Monash’s own will be speaking at the Medieval Round Table. Carol Williams will be presenting, “The Reception of Concepts from the Language Arts into Musical Discourse and Praxis (1000–1300): Guido… Continue reading Medieval Round Table hosted by the University of Melbourne, Monday, 6th June at 6:15pm

London Society for Medieval Studies: From ‘the Last Great War of Antiquity’ to ‘Futuhat’

Speaker: Khodadad Rezakhani (Leiden) - "From ‘the Last Great War of Antiquity’ to ‘Futuhat’: Eastern Mediterranean Between the Sasanians and Byzantium." Chair: Valentina A. Grasso (ISAW) Founded in 1970/1, the London Society for Medieval Studies seeks to foster knowledge of, and dialogue about, the Middle Ages (c.500–c.1500 CE). Our fortnightly seminars showcase the latest advances… Continue reading London Society for Medieval Studies: From ‘the Last Great War of Antiquity’ to ‘Futuhat’

CFP: Monsters, 8-9 September 2022

Limina Journal in collaboration with the ARC Centre for Excellence for the History of Emotions and the Department of Classics at the University of Reading invites proposals for 20-minute papers or posters from postgraduate and early-career researchers that explore the theme of ‘monsters’. Paper topics may include, but are not limited to: Monsters in various… Continue reading CFP: Monsters, 8-9 September 2022

Monash CMRS Public seminar 20 May: Talking about Ethnicity in Europe, 950-1250

Assistant Professor Claire Weeda from Leiden University, who will present work from her recent book Abstract:  How and why did men of the pen – monks, schoolmen and courtiers – talk about ethnicity in the Latinate world? Ethnic and racial stereotypes abound in all kinds of texts produced between the tenth and thirteenth centuries: in poems,… Continue reading Monash CMRS Public seminar 20 May: Talking about Ethnicity in Europe, 950-1250