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
Sun, 1 Mar

Research Travel Bursaries

Fri, 27 Mar

Medieval Cultures: Conversations and Confrontations

, London Road Campus, University of Reading (Room LO22 110 booked for 40 people from 9.00 until 18.00)
Mon, 20 Apr



The 2020 Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference

, St. Hugh's College, Oxford
Thu, 30 Apr

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

Sat, 2 May

Prof. Barry Windeatt, 'The Raising of Lazarus in Medieval English Culture'


The 2020 MÆ Lecture

, Emmanuel College, Cambridge (Queen's Lecture Theatre)
Thu, 2 Jul

Pfaff at 50: New Devotions and Religious Change in Late Medieval England. Celebrating 50 years of Richard Pfaff's New Liturgical Feasts

, University of Nottingham
Tue, 1 Dec

Medium Ævum Essay Prize

Posted: November 29, 2030
From the Society and its Members
Posted: November 28, 2030
Posted: February 23, 2021
Barry Windeatt: The Raising of Lazarus in Medieval English Culture
The 2020 MÆ Lecture. Registration Now Open
Posted: February 7, 2020
Pfaff at 50: 2-day MAE Joint Conference
Posted: February 1, 2020
Translation: The 2020 Oxford Medieval Grad. Conf.
Call For Papers Now Open
Posted: January 20, 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
Out Now: Medium Ævum Vol. 88, No. 2 (2019)

The latest issue (MÆ 88.2) includes the following articles:

Cynthia Bland-Biggar and Nicholas Orme

Fifteenth-century dramatic texts from the Bristol area

Jan-Peer Hartmann

Monument reuse in Felix’s Vita Sancti Guthlaci

Laurie Atkinson

‘And to that ende, here is remembrance’: registers of petition in Thomas Hoccleve’s devotional and begging poetry

Roberto Galbiati

The vernacular Carolingian epic in Tuscany in the fourteenth century

Seb Falk

Vernacular craft and science in the Equatorie of the Planetis

Tomislav Bilic

The Antipodes between classical and medieval Welsh and Irish tradition

Yoshinobu Kudo

Reinstalling clerical authority, juridical and didactic: the unique rearrangements of Book II of Peter Idley’s Instructions to his Son in London, British Library, Arundel MS 20

Posted: July 24, 2019
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
Posted: November 10, 1971