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Posted: November 29, 2030
From the Society and its Members
Posted: November 28, 2030
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Monday 01 March, 2021

1:43pm    RT @DarkArchives: Our next #DarkArchives #UnEdition entry is out: @ZBartliff , First steps towards an UnEdition of Cyfraith Hywel Digest a…
1:43pm    RT @DarkArchives: And once you have registered, in the meantime: * digest the wealth of presentations from the panelists at your leisure, a…
1:43pm    RT @DarkArchives: *Registration now open* for Birth of the UnEdition 18th March 2021 at 4.30pm GMT, via Zoom. Register for free at: https:…
Posted: February 23, 2021
Out Now: Medium Ævum Vol. 89, No. 2 (2020)

Out Now: MAE 89/2 (2020).
The latest issue features the following articles:
Julia Aguilar Miquel, La primera tradición indirecta de las Sententiae de Tajón de Zaragoza (s. VII): un acercamiento a su difusión en época carolingia
Daniel Anlezark, Aldhelm, Daniel and Azarias
Maria Teresa Rachetta, Paris 1244: the Jews, the Christians, and the Tartars: the Livre of Moses ben Abraham, a little-known case of Jewish apologetics in Medieval French
Stephen H. A. Shepherd and Courtney Harshbarger, Text–image alignment in MS Douce 104 (Piers Plowman): ‘articulation’, pre-drawing, and proximal allusion
Patrizia Serra, New hypotheses on Guillaume d’Angleterre
Elizabeth Eva Leach, Ripping romance to ribbons: the French of a German knight in the Tournament at Chauvency
Leonard Neidorf, Hygelac and his daughter: rereading Beowulf lines 2985–98
Marijane Osborn, Princess Freawaru and Hamlet's other uncle …
Keagan Brewer and James H. Kane, Ricardus explicit: an elusive marginal note on the earliest manuscript of the Libellus de expugnatione Terrae Sanctae per Saladinum
Sebastian Sobecki, A new life record for John Gower, 1396
Posted: January 6, 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 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
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
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)

Tuesday 23 February, 2021

4:14pm    RT @DarkArchives: We are delighted to publish our next #UnEdition entry: @RealMandeville 's video presentation on: 'Towards an un-editio…

Friday 19 February, 2021

1:39pm    RT @DarkArchives: meantime, 1) read our first 'UnEdition' blog entry, from Michael G. Sargent, at , and others fro…
1:38pm    RT @DarkArchives: delighted to announce the first live #DarkArchives 20/21 seminar: 'Birth of the Unedition', on 18th March 2021, from 4.3…
1:38pm    RT @DarkArchives: Among the burning issues from #DarkArchives 20/20: How and why might one incorporate the medieval Unread and Unreadab…
1:38pm    RT @DarkArchives: Among the burning issues from #DarkArchives 20/20: How and why might one incorporate the medieval Unread and Unreadab…

Thursday 18 February, 2021

1:46pm    RT @Christi68164012: Can you help us? We are producing a partial digital edition of Alfonso de Palencia's ‘Vidas Paralelas’ (1491) and tryi…

Wednesday 17 February, 2021

11:02am    **We are delighted to announce financial (up to £500) and infrastructure support for online medieval conferences** Apply online at Please note that while the physical conference grants scheme remains shut, we expect to announce an update after 9th May.

Friday 12 February, 2021

Monday 01 February, 2021

1:23pm    RT @Longshanks1307: The very first thing I read at university, on my first ever trip to the library, was the opening chapter of Michael Cla…
1:22pm    RT @MedFrenchOx: We were all so saddened to hear of the death of Michael Clanchy. A huge loss to the medieval community, and to all who wer…
1:22pm    RT @SebSobecki: 'From Memory to Written Record' is one of greatest academic books ever published. Michael Clanchy will be sorely missed. ht…
1:22pm    RT @KateClanchy1: This is thread for my father, Michael Clanchy, who has died aged 84.
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