There are plenty of opportunities to see CMRS scholars in action in July at the annual International Medieval Congress in Leeds – just check out the sessions below! In conjunction with the Prato Consortium for Medieval & Renaissance Studies, we are also sponsoring a reception at the Leeds meeting, so come along to meet ‘n’ greet over a sociable beverage or two. (Tip: it’s just before the dance – so we promise to help you get in the mood for a jive!)
Sponsored by the Royal Studies Network: Monday 7 July 2014: 16.30-18.00
- Edward I’s Correspondence with Gascony: Kathleen Neal (Monash, CMRS)
- The Briouze Family, Angevin Kings, and the Balance of Power in the Empire’s Borderlands: Amélie Rigollet, (Université de Poitiers, Centre d’Etudes Supérieures de Civilisation Médiévale)
- Response: Daniel Power (Swansea, Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Research)
Sponsored by the Prato Consortium: Tuesday 8 July 2014: 16.30-18.00
- ‘What happens when we leave?’: Gildas and the End of Roman Britain: Christopher Doyle (NUI Galway)
- The Chosen People of God: Gildas and the Historiographical Imagination: Shane Lordan (University College Cork)
- Criticising Authority: Gildas and His Prophecy for Britain: Stephen Joyce (Monash, CMRS)
- Remembering the Fall: The Manuscript Reception of Gildas’s De excidio Britanniae, Kirstie McGregor (University of Oxford)
Sponsored by the Prato Consortium: Wednesday 9 July 2014: 14.15-15.45
- ‘Pro divinissima eucaristia oratio’: Francesco del Padovano and Preaching in the Papal Court of Eugenius IV: Luke Bancroft (Monash, CMRS)
- Diversity in Discourse: Bartolomeo Lapacci Rimbertini OP: Peter Francis Howard (Monash, CMRS)
- Predestined to Fall?: Interpreting Genesis in Simone de Bertis’s Sermons: Stephanie Jury (Monash, CMRS)
Sponsored by the Prato Consortium: Wednesday 9 July 2014: 16.30-18.00
- The Dominican Rhetoric of Ineffability: Teaching and Preaching the Silent Praise of God: Samuel Baudinette (Monash, CMRS)
- Ars Praedicandi: Incorporating Silence into Dominican Preaching: Anne Holloway (Monash, CMRS)
- ‘Santo è il silenzio a’ giovani e vecchi’: Voice and Silence in Late Medieval Lay Culture: Marika Räsänen (University of Turku, Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Studies)
Prato Consortium for Medieval & Renaissance Studies Reception
Wednesday 9 July 18:30-19:30
Join us after the Mendicant Experience sessions for sociable discussion on the themes of the session, to meet members of the Consortium and discover what we have to offer.
Consult the printed program for locations and maps.
Find our weekly seminar program online
Join us for a great program of weekly seminars and discussions, curated by our postgraduate committee.
Looking back on ‘Policing the Margins’
MA candidate Hannah Skipworth reflects on the recent 3rd annual Monash CMRS Symposium, ‘Policing the Margins’.
Policing the Margins: 3rd Annual CMRS Symposium
Registration is now open for the 3rd annual Monash Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies symposium, Friday 28 April.
Seminar program now online
The Medieval & Renaissance seminar program is now available for semester 1, 2017. For full details follow the link.
Constant Mews Honoured at ANZAMEMS
The biennial conference of ANZAMEMS, held in Wellington in 2017, saw a series of sessions dedicated to celebrating the career and many research interests of Professor Constant Mews.
Reflecting on Florence
Student, Kate Mani, reflects on her experience of studying The Renaissance in Florence at Prato.
Recent work: Crusading memories
A new volume of essays on memory, remembering and crusade edited by Associate Professor Megan Cassidy-Welch is now available from Routledge.
CFP for Leeds 2017: Medical Understandings of Body & Soul
Join the CMRS and collaborators at Leeds, 2017, for a fascinating panel on medical discourse, otherness … Continue reading CFP for Leeds 2017: Medical Understandings of Body & Soul
Jo-Ann Duggan Prize 2017: Call for Submissions
To honour the creative, artistic and scholarly legacy of the late Jo-Anne Duggan, the Australasian Centre … Continue reading Jo-Ann Duggan Prize 2017: Call for Submissions
Cassamarca Foundation scholarships $6,000: Closing date – 14 October 2016
‘The Australasian Centre for Italian Studies (ACIS), supported by the Cassamarca Foundation (Treviso), is offering UP TO THREE scholarships … Continue reading Cassamarca Foundation scholarships $6,000: Closing date – 14 October 2016
Medieval Islamic Mysticism Expert Joins Staff
The Centre for Religious Studies welcomes a new Lecturer in semester 2, who brings new expertise … Continue reading Medieval Islamic Mysticism Expert Joins Staff
Medieval Expo goes from strength to strength
For the second year running, first year history students in Medieval Europe have worked in teams to produce public history projects that communicate about the medieval past to a wide audience