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Events Calendar
Events sponsored by the Society and organized by its members, & the Society's own events and deadlines
Mon, 22 Apr

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

Sat, 27 Apr

The 2019 MÆ AGM and Lecture - David d'Avray (UCL), 'How to explain the Medieval Papacy'

, University of Birmingham
Thu, 30 May Power of the Bishop IV: Bishop as Patron from Late Antiquity to 1500, Sarum College, Salisbury
Fri, 21 Jun Mediating Dante, University College Cork
Sat, 22 Jun Old Norse Poetry in Performance: Text and Texture, Christ Church College, Oxford
Wed, 26 Jun Speaking Internationally: Medieval Women’s Literary Culture and the Canon in the Global Middle Ages, Bangor University, Wales
Thu, 27 Jun International Medievalisms Conference, Maynooth University
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, St Cross Building, Manor Road, Oxford
Sun, 1 Dec

Medium Ævum Essay Prize

Posted: November 29, 2030
From the Society and its Members
Posted: November 28, 2030
Posted: February 23, 2021
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)

Friday 12 April, 2019

9:09pm    RT @DarkArchives: ** We are delighted to announce the following keynote speakers for #darkarchives ** Eltjo Buringh (Uni. Utrecht) Luciano…
8:33pm    RT @DarkArchives: #darkarchives is taking place in Oxford on 10-12th September 2019, at the St. Cross Building (Faculty of English), and St…
8:33pm    RT @DarkArchives: ** We are delighted to announce the keynote speakers for #darkarchives ** Eltjo Buringh (Universiteit Utrecht) Luciano Fl…
8:32pm    RT @mari_navigo: Crossing Boundaries? @Woolf_Institute & @stjohnscam was so wonderful. Thanks to all participants, esp to @mikecarrhistory

Saturday 06 April, 2019

11:07pm    RT @TSWingard: Heading home after #omgc2019! Huge thank you to the @OxMedGradConf committee for putting on a wonderful conference, and hi a…
11:07pm    RT @hannah_piercy: I had such a great time @OxMedGradConf this week! Brilliant papers, friendly atmosphere, lovely people, insightful discu…
11:07pm    RT @EB_Bossenbroek: A huge thank you to the organisation of @OxMedGradConf-great conference, inspiring papers, and thoughtful discussion. W…
11:07pm    RT @OxMedGradConf: And that's it for this year's conference! Thank you so much to all our panelists, keynotes and attendees for a really fa…
12:46am    Follow @OxMedGradConf for live Twitter coverage of #Deviance, the 2019 Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference, 5th and 6th April 2019!! #OMGC19

Monday 01 April, 2019

7:18pm    RT @Cambridge_Uni: We're delighted to announce a major collaboration between Heidelberg University Library, @theUL @vaticanlibrary @FitzMus

Friday 29 March, 2019

5:01pm    RT @OxMedGradConf: Happening in just over a week, registration for #OMGC19 is still open at Looking forward to m…


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