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

Tuesday 24 November, 2020

11:08am    RT @MedFrenchOx: We're looking forward to @poulethelen sharing her recent research on late-medieval French poetry with us this evening! Do…
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 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
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 20 November, 2020

11:26am    RT @DrMJWarren: #medievaltwitter Medievalists all, has anyone got Trevisa’s On the Properties of Things on their bookshelves?! I need to tr…

Wednesday 18 November, 2020

10:31am    RT @HLaehnemann: Today in @MedGermOx seminar on Tristan Continuations: Visual culture - can we tempt you to come, @JuliaWalworth?! 11:15-12…

Monday 16 November, 2020

10:34am    RT @ParkerLibCCCC: Superbly exciting, engaging and imaginative ideas and activities abound here: strongly recommend you get heavily involve…
10:27am    RT @HobbsBagley: New on my nightstand...posthumous collection of essays by a giant himself. @HopeSteffen @scaliger @Medium_Aevum On the Sh…

Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Friday 06 November, 2020

Thursday 05 November, 2020

Wednesday 04 November, 2020

Tuesday 03 November, 2020

12:52pm    RT @AinonenT: Dramatic holes and why we find them😮 Conservator Andrew Honey @BodCons discusses medieval parchment making and spotting the…
12:51pm    RT @OxMedStud: Keen beans might want to have a look at this lecture before this evening's Peter Ganz event... It discusses one of Prof. G…
12:49pm    RT @salipner: My great-uncle Peter Ganz was born 100 yrs ago #otd (event tonight by @harbinger and @HLaehnemann @TORCHOxford ⬇️) I knew hi…
12:20pm    RT @harbinger: Today would have been my father's 100th Birthday. He was born in Mainz in Germany on 3rd Nov 1920, Tonight colleagues, frien…


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