CFP: Bishops’ Identities, Careers and Networks, University of Aberdeen, 26 May and 27 May 2017

Call for Papers: Conference: Bishops’ Identities, Careers and Networks Centre for Scandinavian Studies, University of Aberdeen 26 May and 27 May 2017 Bishops were powerful individuals who had considerable spiritual, economic and political power. To be a bishop was to be a leader who might crown kings or foment rebellion. So who became bishops? What wereContinue reading “CFP: Bishops’ Identities, Careers and Networks, University of Aberdeen, 26 May and 27 May 2017”

CFP: Treasure in heaven, treasures on Earth: the secular world and material consumption in Western European monasticism c.1050 – c. 1250, 21-23rd September 2016, Hatfield College, Durham University

CALL FOR PAPERS Treasure in heaven, treasures on Earth: the secular world and material consumption in Western European monasticism c.1050 – c. 1250 21-23rd September 2016, Hatfield College, Durham University Deadline: 1st June 2016 Abstracts are invited for a conference entitled ‘Treasure in heaven, treasures on Earth: the secular world and material consumption in WesternContinue reading “CFP: Treasure in heaven, treasures on Earth: the secular world and material consumption in Western European monasticism c.1050 – c. 1250, 21-23rd September 2016, Hatfield College, Durham University”

PhD studentship: The Identities and Networks of bishops in the late medieval North Atlantic

AHRC-funded PhD studentship in conjunction with the project “A prosopographical study of bishops’ careers in northern Europe”    Applications are invited for a PhD Studentship to undertake research on selected bishoprics in the archdiocese of Nidaros between 1250 and the Reformation. The Studentship will be held at the University of Aberdeen, beginning on the 1st ofContinue reading “PhD studentship: The Identities and Networks of bishops in the late medieval North Atlantic”

Phd Fellowships & Postdocs in Medieval Literature (Southern Denmark; 2014-15)

The Centre for Medieval Literature (CML) at the Department of History invites applications for two PhD-fellowships of 3 years in Medieval literature. The positions are available starting Sept 1, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter. How to apply: http://www.sdu.dk/en/servicenavigation/right/ledige_stillinger/jobs/Soegjob There are two further studentships based in York; they are announced at the University of York website (http://www.york.ac.uk/). ItContinue reading “Phd Fellowships & Postdocs in Medieval Literature (Southern Denmark; 2014-15)”