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: 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

Icelandic Sagas – WEA Course

Arguably the first European novels, the Icelandic Sagas are a collection of purportedly historical accounts of medieval Viking families, interweaving magic and murder, adventure and poetry throughout. They are a foundation of Icelandic culture amongst one of the most literature-loving countries in the world, and to this day you can start a good conversation there… Continue reading Icelandic Sagas – WEA Course

New Trajectories in Australian Research on Late Antiquity and early Christian Studies, 20-22 April 2022

Beginning this morning, 10am All sessions will be held on Level 7 of the Daniel Mannix Building at ACU’s St Patrick’s Campus, 115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy. The Daniel Mannix Building can be entered from Young Street or via St Mary of the Cross Square on Brunswick Street. See building 403 on the campus map. Program… Continue reading New Trajectories in Australian Research on Late Antiquity and early Christian Studies, 20-22 April 2022

Riddles in Conversation – May Seminar Series

The Exeter Book riddles are often enlisted to illustrate what we think we know about early medieval culture, but the truth is that they are better at asking questions than giving answers. In this seminar series, therefore, we put the Exeter Book riddles in conversation with different kinds of knowing. Exploring in turn poetic translation,… Continue reading Riddles in Conversation – May Seminar Series

Australian School of Celtic Learning – March/April Online Events

EARLY MEDIEVAL CELTIC SAINTS WEBINAR Join us for a look at some of the holy people of the Celtic lands in the early medieval period. Ranging from famous Irish saints Patrick and Brigid through some better-known Scottish and Welsh saints to saints known for their work in Cornwall and Brittany, we will consider the life… Continue reading Australian School of Celtic Learning – March/April Online Events

Common Threads: Textiles at the Frontiers of Faith

A Virtual Scholars’ Event for the Exhibition at The Met Cloisters Spain, 1000–1200: Art at the Frontiers of Faith Organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the International Center of Medieval Art. Online, 10 November 2021, 1300 – 1430 ET (11 November 2021, 0500 - 0630 AEDT) The sumptuous patterned silk textiles produced in… Continue reading Common Threads: Textiles at the Frontiers of Faith

14th Annual Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age: ‘Loss’

Engaging with pre-modern books and manuscripts necessarily involves reckoning with the paradox of loss. While a historical document from the distant past is the material survivor of a singular attempt to hedge against the disappearance of an idea, image, or text, the extant specimen always has to be considered alongside missing exemplars, damage and erasure,… Continue reading 14th Annual Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age: ‘Loss’

On the Way to the Future of Digital Manuscript Studies

Over the last decades, the ability to exploit digital potential has radically impacted research in the field of manuscript studies. From the most basic facilities, such as the increasing availability of digitized images and documents, to sophisticated attempts at automatizing the entire process of critical editing, the development of digital tools is extraordinary: it has… Continue reading On the Way to the Future of Digital Manuscript Studies

Women and Warfare in the Medieval World – CFP

An online Workshop, to be held in February 2022 (specific dates TBA). The medieval period has long been regarded as inherently violent, an epoch of multiple wars and conflicts, shifting borders, and political transformations. Traditional interpretations of warfare and its outcomes have focussed on these political implications, the development of military institutions, and the male… Continue reading Women and Warfare in the Medieval World – CFP

Who has Access to the Digital Humanities? Call for Participation

Diversity and  Inclusivity in DH in Ireland and the UK The convenors of an AHRC/IRC funded project to undertake research and consultation towards the implementation of a permanent Digital Humanities association for the UK and Ireland (see list of team members here) invite submissions from individuals to co-create an event relating to DH and inclusion. … Continue reading Who has Access to the Digital Humanities? Call for Participation

After the Book of Kells: Insular Art in Scotland and Ireland, c. 900 to 1900 – CFP

Examinations of Insular art typically focus upon the eighth and early ninth centuries; and yet, the Insular artistic tradition in Scotland and Ireland continued to flourish and develop into the early modern era. The reliquaries, monuments, and manuscripts made in the earlier period had long lives, with additions and transformations occurring across many generations and… Continue reading After the Book of Kells: Insular Art in Scotland and Ireland, c. 900 to 1900 – CFP

ANZAMEMS Development Scheme (ADS)

In pre-covid times ANZAMEMS funded PATS (Postgraduate Advanced Training Seminars), which brought HDR students and ECRs together for skills and methods seminars. Since the beginning of the pandemic, it has not been possible to run these workshops for obvious reasons. So, we’ve decided to try something different. In second semester 2021, beginning in mid to… Continue reading ANZAMEMS Development Scheme (ADS)

NWMS Network Graduate Symposium 2021

The North West Medieval Studies Network was created in 2021 out the M6 Seminar and Reading Group. It aims to provide an inclusive platform for interdisciplinary and cross-institutional collaboration which connects researchers of all stages, from MA students to emeriti, across the North West of the UK. The graduate symposium will be held on 20… Continue reading NWMS Network Graduate Symposium 2021