ASNC Publications Available Free Online

Good news for scholars of the early medieval insular world, as the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic at the University of Cambridge has made digitised copies of the majority of its in-house publications freely available online. This includes many titles in its three major public lecture series, the H. M. Chadwick Lectures, the Kathleen… Continue reading ASNC Publications Available Free Online


Kudos/Sydney Latin Summer School Grant in Aid.

The Kudos Foundation exists to assist Australian universities as eligible charities to promote the teaching and study of Classical languages. We now invite applications for a Kudos Grant in Aid to support the teaching and study of Greek, Latin, or both.   Applicants should state in detail how the Grant would support an initiative or project… Continue reading Kudos/Sydney Latin Summer School Grant in Aid.

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

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

EOI: A Cultural History of Protest, Dissent and Activism

Call for EOIs for general series editors and volume editors A multi-volume project on the world history of protest, dissent and activism from Antiquity to the 21st century, this series will consist of six highly illustrated volumes, each devoted to an examination of protest, dissent and activism in one of six historical periods (Antiquity, The… Continue reading EOI: A Cultural History of Protest, Dissent and Activism

Call for nominations: The 2023 Dan David Prize

The Dan David Prize is the world’s largest history prize, annually awarding 9 prizes of $300,000 each to early and midcareer scholars and practitioners in the historical disciplines, to acknowledge their outstanding achievements and support future work. We are looking for researchers in disciplines such as history, archaeology, art history, digital humanities and human palaeontology,… Continue reading Call for nominations: The 2023 Dan David Prize

Resources for Scholars Affected by the War in Ukraine

Dear AEMA Gazette Subscribers, In a break from our regular programming, I wanted to share this excellent list of resources available to all scholars and academics who have been impacted by the war in Ukraine, as compiled by Yelena Kalinsky for the Feeding the Elephant Editorial Collective and reproduced here in full. Please email the… Continue reading Resources for Scholars Affected by the War in Ukraine

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

Carved in Stone – an Early Medieval Crowdfunded Tabletop Game

Carved in Stone is a project showcasing the rich and complicated landscape of 7th century Scotland. Its primary goal is to create an illustration-rich visual system-neutral setting guide. This book will act as a primer on the Pictish people, allowing you to truly play as Picts in ancient Scotland. It will focus on their culture… Continue reading Carved in Stone – an Early Medieval Crowdfunded Tabletop Game

Inventorying Pre-Modern Texts In Victorian Public And Private Collections – A Monash University Project

Scattered throughout Victoria are hundreds of manuscript books, fragments, and other documents from different cultures around the globe. These invaluable sources, for both academic research and cultural enrichment, are not centrally listed or described, and in some cases, there is little or no information available about them. Nor are many of these works accessible in… Continue reading Inventorying Pre-Modern Texts In Victorian Public And Private Collections – A Monash University Project