Category Archives: Announcements

Father Columba Stewart, OSB, to deliver 2019 Jefferson Lecture

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. – Father Columba Stewart, OSB, executive director of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) at Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota, will deliver the 2019 Jefferson Lecture to a distinguished national audience on Monday, October 7. Established by the … Continue reading

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ASCSA Whitehead Distinguished Scholar: Call for Applications

POSITIONS AVAILABLE ELIZABETH A. WHITEHEAD DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR One or Two Positions for 2020-2021 Deadline: October 31, 2019 Term: Early September to June 1. Eligibility: A senior scholar working in any area related to the mission of the School who possesses … Continue reading

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Western Manuscripts in St Petersburg, by David Ganz

From 19-22 September a conference in St Petersburg drew attention to Western materials in St Petersburg collections. The conference, largely organised by Professor Vladimir Mazhuga of the St Petersburg Institute of History and funded in part by the German Historical … Continue reading

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2019 Lone Medievalist Prize for Teaching

John Giebfried and Kyle Lincoln, Reacting to the Past Pedagogical Games We are proud to award the 2019 Lone Medievalist Prize for Teaching to John Giebfried and Kyle Lincoln for their design of Reacting to the Past pedagogical games. Reacting … Continue reading

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Call for Applications

Call for Applications DIGITAL EDITING AND THE MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT Harvard University October 19th and 20th, 2019 Houghton Library, Latin 159, f.173 This graduate training workshop will cover topics in:              Paleography and Cataloging of Medieval Manuscripts              Manuscript Transcription and … Continue reading

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Winter School in Latin Paleography and Codicology

With the kind collaboration of the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (BAV), the University of Notre Dame offers its Winter School in Latin Paleography and Codicology at its Rome Global Gateway. This two-week intensive course will introduce participants to various aspects of … Continue reading

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Annual Colloquium, “The Insular Worlds of Byzantium”

What: Byzantine Studies Colloquium Where: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C. When: November 15, 2019 Website: https://www.doaks.org/research/byzantine/scholarly-activities/the-insular-worlds-of-byzantium Byzantine islands have been largely considered marginal to the dramatic political, social, and economic changes the Byzantine heartland experienced in the … Continue reading

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One-Month Research Awards

What: One-Month Research Awards of $3,000 for scholars Where: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C. When: Applications due October 1, 2019 for January 15 – June 30 award period Website: https://www.doaks.org/research/support-for-research/one-month-research-awards Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection offers … Continue reading

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Call for Applications – Inter-University Doctoral Programme in History – PIUDHist (Portugal)

The Inter-University Doctoral Programme in History: Change and Continuity in a Global World(PIUDHist) is happy to announce that the first stage of the applications for 2019/2020 academic year is opened. The deadline for applications ends on June 14th 2019. There will be a second stage for applications from July 15th … Continue reading

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Fires at Notre-Dame and Al-Aqsa Mosque

To the Members of the Medieval Academy of America: If, like me, you were stunned by the images of Notre-Dame in flames and were shocked a second time to hear that fire also broke out yesterday at Al-Aqsa Mosque in … Continue reading

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