Postdoctoral Fellowship: Junior Research Fellowship Competition 2021 (Non-stipendiary), Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, deadline 5 October 2020

Wolfson College invites applications for up to ten non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships under Title BI.

Conference: Minority Influences in Medieval Society, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, 25-26 November 2016

Friday 25 November 9.45 Welcome (Nora Berend) Session 1. 10-11.15 Nikolas Jaspert (Heidelberg) Influences of mudejar spirituality on majority Christian religious life Teresa Shawcross (Princeton) Ethno-religious Minorities and the Shaping of Byzantine Society during the Crusades COFFEE Session 2. 11.30-12.45 Annette Kehnel (Mannheim) Minority language, minority culture, minority tradition: Who exactly cares? Amira Bennison (Cambridge)Continue reading “Conference: Minority Influences in Medieval Society, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, 25-26 November 2016”

Conference: Out of the Margins: New Ideas on the Boundaries of Medieval Studies, University of Cambridge, 19-20 September 2014

DAY 1:  Friday, 19th September 2014 Room GR 06/07, Ground Floor, English Faculty, 9 West Road, Cambridge 8.30 – 9.00 Registration 9.00 – 10.00 Plenary Session The Peripheral Centre: Writing Literary History on the ‘Celtic Fringe’ Dr Máire Ní Mhaonaigh (Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, University of Cambridge) 10.00 – 11.00 Authoritative Margins: The BattleContinue reading “Conference: Out of the Margins: New Ideas on the Boundaries of Medieval Studies, University of Cambridge, 19-20 September 2014”

CFP: Out of the Margins: New Ideas on the Boundaries of Medieval Studies, University of Cambridge (19-20 September 2014), deadline 31 May 2014

The Marginalia Committee (Journal of the Medieval Reading Group, University of Cambridge) are delighted to announce that they will be holding a Tenth Anniversary Conference on September 19th and 20th, 2014. The conference is entitled ‘Out of the Margins: New Ideas on the Boundaries of Medieval Studies’ and our confirmed speakers include Professor Mary Carruthers, Professor Helen Cooper and Dr Máire Ní Mhaonaigh.

Conference: People, Texts and Artefacts: Cultural Transmission in the Norman Worlds of the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries, Emmanuel College Cambridge, 23-25 March 2014

Programme Sunday 23 March 2014 12.00-2.00pm  – Registration and informal lunch Queens’ building, Harrods Room 2.00pm  – Welcome by Professor Elisabeth van Houts (Cambridge) Queens’ Building, Lecture Theatre      2.15-3.45pm – Session 1 David Abulafia (Cambridge), ‘The transformation of the Norman kingdom of Sicily’ Edoardo d’Angelo (Naples) ‘A Norman school in the Holy Land?’ 3.45-4.15pm –Continue reading “Conference: People, Texts and Artefacts: Cultural Transmission in the Norman Worlds of the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries, Emmanuel College Cambridge, 23-25 March 2014”

Cambridge Medieval Art Seminar Series

2014 marks the 35th anniversary of Jean Bony’s “The English Decorated Style: Gothic Architecture Transformed” (Ithaca, 1979), and so the seminar series in 2013-14 will revisit the subject of English architectural style in the century ca. 1250-1350. During the Michaelmas Term the seminars take place fortnightly on Tuesdays in the Graduate Centre, 4A Trumpington Street.Continue reading “Cambridge Medieval Art Seminar Series”