MEDIUM ÆVUM exists to support and promote research into the cultures and intellectual life of the medieval world, principally through its
Events Calendar
Events sponsored by the Society and organized by its members, & the Society's own events and deadlines
Thu, 5 Sep Constructing the Public Intellectual in the Premodern World, Chancellors’ Hotel, University of Manchester
Tue, 10 Sep

Dark Archives: A Conference on the Medieval Unread & Unreadable

, Full Programme, St Cross Building, Manor Road, Oxford
Wed, 9 Oct

Large Conference Grant Application Deadline (three rounds annually; apply all year for smaller grants)

Thu, 24 Oct Teaching the Codex III: Decentring the Codex, Merton College, Oxford
Fri, 1 Nov Decoding the Past: Critical Editions and Their Editors, The Trinity Long Room Hub
Sun, 1 Dec

Medium Ævum Essay Prize

Posted: November 29, 2030
From the Society and its Members
Posted: November 28, 2030
MÆ On Twitter (@medium_aevum)

Wednesday 17 July, 2019

11:47am    RT @suz_paul: Oh my, this is going to be a conference and a half! Full programme now at:

Sunday 14 July, 2019

3:27pm    RT @DarkArchives: And after the passing of the day & all our labours on 11th Sep, join us in the darkness of the 12th-century crypt of St.…
Posted: February 23, 2021
On Sat. 27th April, David d'Avray delivers the 2019 Lecture - How to explain the Medieval Papacy
Arts Bldg, Birmingham Uni, at 4.45pm. Free & Open to All. Followed by Drinks.
Posted: April 16, 2019
Out Now: Medium Ævum Vol. 87, No. 2 (2018)

The latest issue (MÆ 87.2) includes the following articles:

Christine Valerie Bourgeois
Devotion and disbelief in the Old French Vie de Saint Antoine: hagiographical doubt and the literary tradition of Saint Anthony the Great
Gabriel Radle
Bishops blessing the bridal bedchamber in the early Middle Ages:
reconsidering the western evidence
Joseph Mason
Debatable chivalry: a jeu-parti by the Duke of Brittany and its context
Lucas Wood
Charles d’Orléans’s heart and its books
María Dolores Bollo-Panadero
Una reevaluación de la cuestión de la misoginia en La ofrenda de Yehudá, de Ibn Sabbetay
Philip E. Bennett, Sarah Carpenter, and Louise Gardiner
Chivalric games at the court of Edward III: the jousting letters of EUL MS 183
Posted: January 1, 2019

** Call For Papers **

Posted: November 12, 2018
*Registration Open*
Posted: September 14, 2018
Dame Jinty Nelson, 'Writing the Life of Charlemagne' - The 2018 MÆ Annual Lecture
Dame Jinty Nelson, 'Writing the Life of Charlemagne' - 2018 MÆ Annual Lecture
Posted: July 4, 2018
Posted: March 29, 2018
AHRC CHASE Collaborative Doctoral Award
Posted: March 29, 2018
LASS 2018
Posted: January 31, 2018
Posted: November 16, 2017
Posted: November 15, 2017

Conference Programme now published for Ovid Across Europe

Posted: August 31, 2017
Posted: August 1, 2017
Posted: May 5, 2017
Prof. David d'Avray's Plenary Lecture at Time, the 2017 Oxford Medieval Grad. Conf.
Posted: April 27, 2017
Posted: March 22, 2017
Prof. Helen Cooper: Plenary Address to Wonder, The 2016 Oxford Medieval Grad. Conf.
Posted: April 29, 2016
Prof. Paul Binski's Plenary Address to Colour, the 2015 Oxford Medieval Grad. Conf.
Posted: April 23, 2015
MÆ On Twitter (@medium_aevum)

Thursday 11 July, 2019

4:47pm    RT @DarkArchives: *Out Now*, Full Programme for *Dark Archives: A Conference on the Medieval Unread & Unreadable* Oxford, 10-12th Septembe…
4:46pm    RT @premodfanfic: That is it for our conference! It’s been a privilege hearing these great papers & having weird and wonderful discussions.…
4:45pm    RT @agecsmiberia: Dear AGECSMIberianists! Our first panel proposal has arrived with the hope of forming two panels at Leeds (and perhaps an…

Wednesday 03 July, 2019

7:54pm    RT @alexmcorey: We are delighted to announce a call for applications for a bursary to attend our conference on critical editions to take pl…

Monday 01 July, 2019

10:22am    RT @DarkArchives: Kyle Ann Huskin, Helen Daves and Alexander Zawacki (Rochester ,US) , and Michael Sargent (CUNY)! #darkarchives
10:22am    RT @DarkArchives: Matteo di Franco (Cambridge), Luca Polidoro (Florence), Mark Faulkner (TCD), Erin Connelly (CLIR) @efconnelly, Julia Crai…
10:21am    RT @DarkArchives: Carolin Schreiber (BSB Muenchen), Paul Dryburgh (TNA UK), Marc Polonsky (Polonsky Foundation), Laura Light (@LesEnluminur
10:21am    RT @DarkArchives: Ben Kiessling (Leipzig), Reeve Ingle (@Google ), Ralph Hanna (Oxford), Deborah Cashion (St Louis), Andrew Hankinson (Oxfo…
10:21am    RT @DarkArchives: Daniel @DE_Sawyer (Oxford), Dirk Meyer (Oxford), Graham Barrett (Lincoln), Maria do Rosário Morujão (Coimbra), Ellie Prid…
10:21am    RT @DarkArchives: including: Eltjo Buringh (Utrecht), Tessa Webber (Cambridge), Nigel Palmer (Oxford), Jo Story (Leicester), Ralph Cleminso…
10:21am    RT @DarkArchives: We are delighted to announce that some 50 speakers and respondents will be participating in *Dark Archives: A Conference…

Sunday 16 June, 2019

2:05am    RT @premodfanfic: ?#medievaltwitter #earlymodern and #premodern twitter! Come and join us for Fan Cultures and the Premodern World, 5-6 Jul…
2:05am    RT @SHoltzhauer: International conference on #StBrendan 5./6. Sept. 2019 in Flensburg, Germany! Please #RT! @JohanO
Posted: November 10, 1971