Category Archives: Conferences

York Festival of Ideas Online Infinite Horizons

8-20 June 2020 York Festival of Ideas 2021 has many online history events to watch and engage with; these include the events below. A full list of history events can be viewed at https://yorkfestivalofideas.com/2021/themes/history/. The full Festival programme can be … Continue reading

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Online Conference – Liturgy, Literature & History: Oswald of Northumbria and the Cult of Saints in the High Middle Ages

Liturgy, Literature & History: Oswald of Northumbria and the Cult of Saints in the High Middle Ages Online: 5th & 6th August 2021 The centrality of the cult of saints to medieval Christianity is reflected in surviving liturgical, historical, literary … Continue reading

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GSC Mentorship Program for Kalamazoo: Deadline April 15

DEADLINE TO REGISTER AS A MENTOR OR MENTEE: April 15, 2021 *Please note that since the 56th International Congress on Medieval Studies will be conducted virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be running the mentorship program digitally. Because … Continue reading

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Liturgy, Literature & History: Oswald of Northumbria and the Cult of Saints in the High Middle Ages

On 5 & 6 August 2021, we will be holding an online conference, in collaboration with the British Academy and Peterborough Cathedral, which uses the cult of Oswald of Northumbria as a case study to examine the mechanisms by which … Continue reading

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Conferences – Conspiracies Then and Now

March 18 – 19, 2021 Conspiracy theories have captured the attention of people throughout history, and they have become especially influential in current politics. Some recent conspiracists have deliberately adopted the language of the Middle Ages to advance their agenda. … Continue reading

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40th Annual Conference of the Center for Medieval Studies, Fordham University

“Medieval French without Borders”  40th Annual Conference of the Center for Medieval Studies, Fordham University March 20-21, 2021 This digital conference addresses the multilingual contact zones and social, cultural and literary contexts of exchange in which French featured between the … Continue reading

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2021 Cornell Medieval Studies Student Colloquium

We are pleased to announce the thirty-first annual Medieval Studies Student Colloquium which will be taking place virtually March 26th-27th, 2021 on the theme of “Movement”. We welcome all to attend. This year’s event has two distinguished keynote speakers as well … Continue reading

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International Society for the Study of Early Medieval England ISSEME Conference 2021: “Contributions”

International Society for the Study of Early Medieval England ISSEME Conference 2021: “Contributions” June 17-18 and 21-22, 2021 At four locations: University of Winchester (Winchester, UK), June 17, 2021 Concordia University (Montréal, Canada), June 18, 2021 Flinders University (Adelaide, Australia), … Continue reading

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Conference – The Total Library: Aspirations for Complete Knowledge in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

The Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at Barnard College is pleased to announce the following conference: The Total Library: Aspirations for Complete Knowledge in the Middle Ages and Renaissance Saturday, December 5, 2020 Plenary speakers: Elias Muhanna, Brown University Ann … Continue reading

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Conference – Authorial publishing from the Carolingian period to the Renaissance

Authorial publishing from the Carolingian period to the Renaissance   October 29th and 30th, University of Helsinki  Venue: Zoom (for the meeting ID and passcode, see below)     Written transmission relies on the fact of ‘publication’, the step between the authorial process … Continue reading

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