• Register now for “Hyggnaþing: Old Norse Graduate Conference”, 11 August
    Registration is now open for Hyggnaþing: An Old Norse Graduate Conference, co-organised by DPhil in English student, Natasha Bradley, and funded by the OMS Small Grants fund. Register here! Hyggnaþing, meaning ‘Meeting of Minds’, is a one-day conference in Old Norse studies that will take place online, with socialisation opportunities offered using Wonder. Hyggnaþing will be […]
  • (7-8 January 2022) Identity Abroad in Central and Late Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean (Cambridge(venue TBC))
    *Keynote Speakers: Prof. Miri Rubin (Queen Mary University, London); Prof. Roser Salicrú i Lluch (Institució Milà i Fontanals,CSIC,Barcelona); Prof. Teresa Shawcross (Princeton University) Life in the central and late Middle Ages was characterised by high levels of mobility and migration. Shifts in political, economic, cultural and religious life encouraged and sometimes forced individuals and groups […]
  • Workshop: Oxford Medieval Commentary Network
    Saturday, 9 October 2021, Christ Church, Oxford Sign-ups for the workshop are now open. Sign-up closes 15 July 2021. Sign-up form The first workshop and initial meeting of the Medieval Commentary Network will take place at Christ Church, Oxford, on 9 October 2021, from 9am – 5pm. A buffet lunch will be provided. The workshop […]
  • Manuscript journeys: from German lands to digital libraries
    When? 7 July 2021, 5.30-6.45pm (BST) Where? Online, via zoom Free, book in advance (Registration closes at 5pm on 5 July)

    This event marks the completion of a three-year digitization project delivered by the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford and the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbuttel. The ‘Manuscripts from German-Speaking Lands’ project, funded by The Polonsky Foundation, has digitized hundreds of medieval manuscripts from collections at The Herzog August Bibliothek and the Bodleian and made these freely available online to scholars and the public.

    The panel discussion will explore the journey of these manuscript collections from their origins in the religious houses of medieval Germany, their acquisition by the libraries in Wolfenbüttel and Oxford and their digitization and publication online.

  • Manuscripts Live: Singing from Medieval Sources in the Bodleian Library
    Building on the success of Gregorian chant workshops  with manuscripts from the Bodleian Library, a group of Oxford medievalists are offering insights into working with manuscripts during lockdown. Meet some of the manuscripts from the Abbey of Medingen, recently digitized through the Polonsky German project, and sing along to chants from the Easter period.  A special focus was on […]
  • Medieval Trade Study Day
    Medieval Trade Study Day, 1st July, 10am-3:30pm.There are places left for this study day, which will involve small group handling sessions at the Ashmolean in the morning, a packed lunch provided, and afternoon discussions with the group as a whole. If anyone would like to sign up, please fill in the following form: https://forms.gle/LB2wWvWdFU4gKRkXA. The Study […]