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Posted: November 29, 2030
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Posted: November 28, 2030
MÆ On Twitter (@medium_aevum)

Wednesday 16 September, 2020

7:26pm    RT @ElizabethCBiggs: Do any legal #twitterstorians have access to volume 2 of the Selden Society 'Select Cases in the Court of Star Chamber…
11:47am    RT @HLaehnemann: Freshly pressed: @AinonenT updated advice page originally written for the #PolonskyGerman #BloggingMss challenge @IMC_Leed
9:35am    RT @dante_today: An exciting compositional challenge, to recreate Hell in music! I’m thinking of @parttimemonk and his students, who have…

Tuesday 15 September, 2020

10:03am    RT @AinonenT: 2020 - the year that bought conferencing online In July #PolonskyGerman launched #BloggingMSS challenge @IMC_Leeds (check o…

Monday 14 September, 2020

2:48pm    RT @AngelaCossu1: 📣📣📣 #Fumast The Future of Manuscript Studies, 2nd edition (webinar 16-17 April 2021). Deadline for proposals 8 November 2…
2:47pm    RT @SocMediMedit: The Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference (partly sponsored by the SMM) will now be a hybrid event on 29–30 Sept 2020. To a…
2:47pm    RT @OxMedStud: What a week! #DarkArchives was a splendid, invigorating discussion on the present and future states of manuscript studies.…
12:16pm    RT @TORCHOxford: Sign up NOW for the Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference 2020! @OxMedStud Tuesday 29 - Wednesday 30 September 2020 Regist…
Posted: February 23, 2021
Translation: The 2020 Oxford Medieval Grad. Conf.
29th-30 Sep. Register Now, via Zoom
Posted: September 14, 2020
2020 Medium Ævum Essay Prize
The Race is On!
Posted: September 6, 2020
Dark Archives 20/20: Registration Open, & Polonsky Blogging Prize
Online, 8th-10th September

Registration Now Open, and all details, at http://darkarchiv.es.. We are delighted to announce that the newly created #PolonskyGerman #BloggingMSS Prize for this year is to be awarded at Dark Archives 20/20, following a session showcasing shortlisted entries and by popular vote! 

Posted: August 4, 2020
Dark Archives 20/20: Registration Open, & Polonsky Blogging Prize
Online, 8th-10th September

Registration Now Open, and all details, at http://darkarchiv.es.. We are delighted to announce that the newly created #PolonskyGerman #BloggingMSS Prize for this year is to be awarded at Dark Archives 20/20, following a session showcasing shortlisted entries and by popular vote! 

Posted: August 4, 2020
Out Now: Medium Ævum Vol. 89, No. 1 (2020)

The latest issue (MÆ 89.1) includes the following articles:

Anne Mouron

The heart of a princess: De doctrina cordis and two texts for Margaret of York

Ashley Powers

Pejorative pedagogy: structuring social hierarchies through profane language in the Manière de langage of 1396

Brian McMahon

Remembrance of things to come: memory and prophecy in Old Norse literature

David Gura

New Manuscript Evidence for Adenet le Roi’s Berte as grans piés

John C. Ford

Land tenure In The Tale of Gamelyn

Julie Singer

Christine de Pizan’s ‘doulce nourriture’

Stephen Parkinson

The Blessed Virgin cheats at dice: Cantiga 214 and the Alfonsine Miracle Kitchen

Posted: June 8, 2020
CANCELLED: Barry Windeatt: The Raising of Lazarus in Medieval English Culture
Due to COVID-19, we are sorry to announce that the 2020 MÆ Lecture & General Meeting will not go ahead as scheduled.
Posted: February 7, 2020
Pfaff at 50: 2-day MAE Joint Conference
Posted: February 1, 2020
Out Now: Medium Ævum Monographs, NS 36
Leslie Brook (ed.), Jeun de Meun's Translation of the Letters of Abelard and Heloise
Posted: January 7, 2020
2nd Edn Out Now: Medium Ævum Monographs, NS 23
David Macnab (ed.), A Sporting Lexicon of the Fifteenth Century
Posted: January 7, 2020
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
*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
BEAUTIFUL FRAGMENTS: GLASS, CERAMICS, LEATHER, AND METALWORK IN MEDIEVAL LONDON
Posted: March 29, 2018
LASS 2018
Posted: January 31, 2018
Posted: November 16, 2017
Animals
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 11 September, 2020

12:42pm    RT @HLaehnemann: Runner-up 3: "Here is a book. Should I open it?" by Kate Helsen abt @bodleianlibs Laud. Misc. 284. Kate clearly did via #P
12:42pm    RT @HLaehnemann: Runner-up 2: Zachary Guiliano on a rare find when comparing @bodleianlibs MS Laud. misc. 157 (Würzburg, s. xi) & Karlsruhe…
12:42pm    RT @HLaehnemann: Runner-up 1 (of 4 equal) of the curators choice: Massive manuscripts and weary scribes by Linus Ubl - on one of the larges…
12:42pm    RT @HLaehnemann: Winner of the popular vote: Natascha Domeisen: The importance of being (im)perfect. She "encourages the reader to look clo…
12:41pm    RT @HLaehnemann: Runner-up to the popular vote: Carolin Gluchowski on Veiling and Unveiling. NB: All of the blog posts will be revealed on…
12:41pm    RT @HLaehnemann: #DarkArchives conference ends with #BloggingMss #PolonskyGerman competition. Huge congratulations to all participants - we…
12:41pm    RT @astridjsmith: @DarkArchives What an absolute pleasure it has been to listen to so many wonderful talks and debates! Thanks to #DarkArch
12:41pm    RT @DarkArchives: ** Thank you to everyone who made #DarkArchives 20/20 - speakers, panelists, chairs, team & all attendees ** It has been…

Thursday 10 September, 2020

1:02pm    RT @anjdunning: Today marks my anniversary of returning to the UK for #DarkArchives 2019 – and staying longer than anticipated, now helping…
1:02pm    RT @DarkArchives: Live events begin at 3.45pm BST, with out q&a session with our 'Future' Keynote, @ETreharne . If you haven't already watc…
1:02pm    RT @DarkArchives: At 4.45pm BST, join us for the #DarkArchives 20/20 'Future of Scholarship' debate and its stellar cast: @Etreharne, M.G.…
1:02pm    RT @DarkArchives: At 4.45pm BST, join us for the #DarkArchives 20/20 'Future of Scholarship' debate and its stellar cast: @Etreharne, M.G.…
1:02pm    RT @DarkArchives: Hear & talk to them on a dizzying range of topics, from the new kinds of science/humanities collaboration & scholars that…
1:02pm    RT @DarkArchives: At 6.45pm BST, we are delighted to welcome Marc Polonsky (Polonsky Foundation), @sdjchaplin (Arcadia Fund), and @DPReid (…

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