• Call for Papers: Memorial Symposium for Nigel F. Palmer
    What: Literary, religious and manuscript cultures of the German-speaking lands: a symposium in memory of Nigel F. Palmer (1946-2022) When: 19/20 May 2023 Where: Oxford, Bodleian Library, Taylor Institution Library, St Edmund Hall To celebrate the life and scholarship of Nigel F. Palmer, Professor of German Medieval Literary and Linguistic Studies at the University of […]
  • New Book by Oxford Medievalist
    OMS is delighted to announce a new publication by Byzantine scholar Dr Lucy Parker (Christ Church): Symeon Stylites the Younger and Late Antique Antioch: From Hagiography to History Oxford Studies in Byzantium Offers the first detailed modern study of the cult of Symeon Stylites the Younger Tackles barely-known texts including Symeon’s sermons and the Life […]
  • Oxford Medieval Mystery Plays 2023
    Would you like to take part in a medieval dramatic experiment? Directors, actors, costume makers and musicians wanted! More information and apply at https://www.seh.ox.ac.uk/mystery-cycle The next performance of the Medieval Mystery Plays is held on Saturday 22 April 2023 at St Edmund Hall. These plays were a very popular form of drama in the Middle […]
  • Medieval Matters: Is It Nearly Term Yet?
    0th Week is approaching at a rate of knots, which means that this is the final announcement email before Medieval Matters resumes in full force! I’m excited to more formally welcome everyone back to Oxford and, of course, to unveil which manuscript will be gracing your inboxes every week, but for now, here are a […]
  • Workshop ‘Cultures of Use and Reuse. Towards a Terminological and Methodological Framework of Reframing and Recycling’
    When?          3-6 April 2023 What?            In recent years, various terms and concepts have emerged to analyse the phenomena of use and re-use of medieval objects. This workshop will work towards a common terminological and methodological framework, starting with two key approaches: recycling and reframing. An interdisciplinary group of scholars will offer insights into their own […]
  • Graduate Students: OMS is hiring!
    OMS is one of the largest forums in the world for interdisciplinary research on the Middle Ages, bringing together over 200 academics and a large body of graduate students. If you would like to be involved behind the scenes, we have three exciting (paid) opportunities to get involved! Though these are advertised as three separate posts, […]