In addition to its own events, the Society regularly sponsors over a dozen other conferences each year. If you are a Society member, you can apply for conference funding here

Conference Calendar

Mon, 4 Dec

Medium Ævum Essay Prize

May (TBA) † Prof. Nigel Palmer FBA (1946-2002)
Jan (TBA)

Coming in 2022:


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
Wed, 1 Sep

Research Travel Bursaries

Wed, 1 Sep

Research Travel Bursaries

Fri, 4 Jun

The 2021 MAE Lecture: Jocelyn Wogan-Browne, Women and Multilingualism in Late Medieval England

, CMS York / Zoom
Thu, 18 Feb

Dark Archives 20/21: A Year-Long Voyage into the Medieval Unread and Unreadable

Jan (TBA) POSTPONED to JAN 2021,

Polyphonic Communities: Ways of Belonging in the Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World

, Cohen Quad, Exeter College, Oxford, OX1 2HE
Thu, 5 Nov

The Medieval Inquisition

, Online (Zoom /
Tue, 3 Nov

Comparative Afterlives: Medieval Eurasian Heavens and Hells

, Online (Zoom /
Tue, 29 Sep



The 2020 Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference

Wed, 22 Apr

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

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)
Fri, 1 Nov

Decoding the Past: Critical Editions and Their Editors

, The Trinity Long Room Hub
Thu, 24 Oct

Teaching the Codex III: Decentring the Codex

, Merton College, Oxford
Tue, 10 Sep

Dark Archives: A Conference on the Medieval Unread and Unreadable


Full Programme

Thu, 5 Sep

Constructing the Public Intellectual in the Premodern World

, Chancellors’ Hotel, University of Manchester
Thu, 27 Jun

International Medievalisms Conference

, Maynooth University
Wed, 26 Jun

Speaking Internationally: Medieval Women’s Literary Culture and the Canon in the Global Middle Ages

, Bangor University, Wales
Sat, 22 Jun

Old Norse Poetry in Performance: Text and Texture

, Christ Church College, Oxford
Fri, 21 Jun

Mediating Dante

, University College Cork
Sat, 1 Jun

Angels in the Medieval World

, University of York
Thu, 30 May

Power of the Bishop IV: Bishop as Patron from Late Antiquity to 1500

, Sarum College, Salisbury
Sat, 27 Apr

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

, University of Birmingham
Thu, 11 Apr

The Early English Drama and Performance Network Graduate and Early Career Symposium.

, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Wed, 10 Apr

Crossing Boundaries?: Trade and Connections on the Medieval Mediterranean

, Woolf Institute and St John’s College, Cambridge


A detail from the tomb of Giovanni da Legnano (d. 1383), Museo civico medievale, Bologna.