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ICMA Annual Book Prize

ICMA ANNUAL BOOK PRIZE Deadline: 31 May 2022 The ICMA invites submissions for the annual prize for best single- or dual-authored book on any topic in medieval art. To be eligible for the 2022 competition, books must have been printed … Continue reading

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Protesting Political Interference in Australian Research Funding

In solidarity with our Australian colleagues, the Medieval Academy of America protests the acting Australian Minister of Education’s cancellation of six grants in the humanities and social sciences that had been approved for funding by the Australian Research Council and … Continue reading

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Mary Jaharis Center Lectures: April 7 & April 12

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture is pleased to announce two upcoming lectures: Thursday, April 7, 2022 | 5:00 pm (EDT, UTC -4) | Zoom Disentangling Alchemy Alexandre Roberts, University of Southern California Alexandre Roberts considers alchemy … Continue reading

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Protecting and Preserving Ukraine’s Cultural Heritage

To the Members of the Medieval Academy of America: Some of you have asked how you can to help preserve Ukraine’s cultural heritage. Here are some sites and projects that may be of interest: https://www.sucho.org/ https://scienceforukraine.eu/ https://www.si.edu/newsdesk/releases/safeguarding-cultural-and-historical-heritage-ukraine https://networks.h-net.org/node/4555727/discussions/9882296/central-state-historical-archive-ukraine-lviv-%C2%A0-request-support Our thanks … Continue reading

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Call for Applications – Visiting Researchers – ERC AGRELITA 2022

The ERC Advanced Grant AGRELITA Project n° 101018777, “The reception of ancient Greece in pre-modern French literature and illustrations of manuscripts and printed books (1320-1550) : how invented memories shaped the identity of European communities”, directed by Prof. Catherine Gaullier-Bougassas (Principal … Continue reading

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Rare Book School Summer First-Round Application Deadline on March 7th

Expand your understanding of book history during a Rare Book School course this summer. Our five-day intensive courses on the history of manuscript, print, and digital materials will be offered at the University of Virginia and other partner institutions. Applications … Continue reading

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Polycentricity and Plurality of Premodern Christianities (POLY)

Polycentricity and Plurality of Premodern Christianities (POLY), a Project of the Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), is offering  five scholarships to Ukrainian historians who are forced to leave their country.  Scholarships consist of 3000 € … Continue reading

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Data Rescue for Ukraine – Sat. March 5th

Dear digital humanists, My colleagues Anna E. Kijas and Francesca Giannetti (Digital Humanities Interest Group, Music Library Association) and Andy Janco (Digital Humanities Interest Group of the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies) are organizing a rapid-response Digital … Continue reading

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Protesting the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

The Medieval Academy of America strongly condemns the government of Russia for invading the sovereign state of Ukraine. We protest the already significant loss of human lives, and the ongoing bombing of Ukraine’s historic cities, including the capital at Kyiv … Continue reading

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Rare Book School Course Applications Now Open!

Rare Book School is  now accepting applications for their summer 2022 courses. This year’s schedule features 39 classes, including online and in-person offerings at our home institution of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and our partner institutions in Chapel Hill, New Orleans, New York City, Philadelphia, Princeton, … Continue reading

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